A Successful Open House at the Steamboat Era Museum

A steady stream of visitors came to the museum last Sunday to preview new exhibits planned for the 2019 season. A presentation about the progess of the restoration of the Potomac Pilothouse was shown. In addition to the installation of the Pilothouse, 22 new exhibits are planned for the upcoming

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Join us for an Open House Sunday, March 3 | 2-6pm

See concept drawings of new exhibits, as well as the progress of the Pilothouse restoration! There is no charge for this event and no need to RSVP, just come and enjoy light refreshments while you get a firsthand peek at the future look of the museum. Naming opportunities are available

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Steamboat Era Museum prepares for new exhibits and Potomac Pilothouse

IRVINGTON—On February 3, volunteers gathered at the Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, to begin the preparations for new exhibits and the installation of the Potomac Pilothouse in the fall. To make room for the Pilothouse, volunteers disassembled the country store and cannery exhibits, reported executive director Barbara

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See the Restoration of the Potomac Pilothouse and Enjoy a Low Country Boil

On Saturday, September 23 John and Olivia Morgenthaler are hosting a low country boil to support the Steamboat Era Museum’s Potomac Pilothouse project. John, the shipwright working on the project, will be available to talk about the project and you will see firsthand the progress being made on this historic

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Steamboat Era Museum Launches Public Pilothouse Campaign with a $50,000 Challenge Grant

The Steamboat Era Museum is proud to announce the public phase of the Pilot the Potomac Home campaign with a dollar for dollar $50,000 grant from the Mary Morton Parsons Foundation in Richmond. Every dollar donated after mid-May, will be matched up to $50,000! This grant is one more step

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Museum announces $100,000 grant for the Potomac Pilothouse Project

At a gathering February 3, hosted by Margaret and Eric Nost, community leaders and Steamboat Era Museum donors learned about a grant and a challenge donation to the Potomac Pilothouse project. Eric Nost, chairman of the Pilothouse fundraising committee, announced a grant from the The Nettie Lokey Wiley and Charles

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