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Sears and Roebuck Catalog Exploration
July 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Sears and Roebuck catalog provided unprecedented access to household necessities and amenities. The availability of these factory made goods lessened rural isolation and narrowed the differences between city and country life. Explore the Gibson Farmhouse and discover the variety of household goods from the “wish” book. Examine catalog ads and see the appeal of Mr. Sears’ innovative marketing. FREE with park admission. 12:00pm – 2:00pm.