TOUR: Wright Museum / NH Boat Museum, Wolfeboro

05 May 2017 8:25 AM | Kelly Bryer (Administrator)

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Tour Date: Thursday, June 8th 9am - early afternoon

Join me for a day filled with history at two of my favorite museums in the Lakes Region, the Wright Museum of WWII and the NH Boat Museum.

GSA staff: Kelly Bryer
How many can attend? 30 GSAs
Hours requirements: You must have at least 50 volunteer service hours to attend, with 15 of them in past 6 months.

We ask that you only sign up for 4 tours a year at the official opening date/time. Once a tour has been open a week (and it has!), any eligible GSA can sign-up to attend the tour regardless of how many tours they’ve been on.

On Tuesday, May 30, 6am if there are openings, any hours restrictions are reduced to 15 in the past 6 months.

On Friday, June 2, 6am, if there are openings, any GSA with at least 1 shift in the past month can sign up.

Uniform: wear full GSA uniform

Difficulty: easy -  We will be walking through the museums. There is an elevator in the Wright Museum and the Boat Museum is on one level. 

9-11am Wright Museum. The Wright Museum is dedicated to recognizing and honoring the contributions and enduring legacy of WWII-era Americans. Yes, the aircraft and tanks in the photo work! They are nationally known for its collection of over 14,000 WWII items and memorabilia representing both the home front and the battlefields. On our tour we will visit the 1939-45 Time Tunnel; tanks, weapons and uniforms; and WW II photos, quilts and paintings.

11:15am-12:30pm NH Boat Museum. NH Boat Museum exhibits feature the boating history and heritage of NH’s lakes and rivers. They have many events, programs & hands-on activities as well as vintage Boat Rides on Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the Millie B. Our NHGSA Board Member, Fred Clausen of Proctor's Lakehouse Cottages has a beautiful model toy boat collection which will be part of a featured exhibit, "Big Dreams, Little Boats Mid-Century Model Toy Boats". Fred will be joining us to personally share his collection.

12:30pm -   have lunch and explore Wolfeboro on your own

Wolfeboro is a wonderful town filled with wonderful restaurants and shops. We encourage you to take some time to explore the waterfront and Wolfeboro after our tour.

Our Hosts:

Michael Culver, Executive Director
Wright Museum of World War II
77 Center Street, Wolfeboro NH 03894

Lisa Simpson Lutts, Executive Director
NH Boat Museum
399 Center Street, Wolfeboro Falls, NH 03896

Wolfeboro Chamber

Fred's collection on display at the NH Boat Museum

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