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  • All fields: Belhaven, Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States
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    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • Fossilized walrus tusks believed to be over 100 million years old
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • Miss Way's famous collection of preserves, canned in the 1930s
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • A closer look at Miss Way's preserves from the 1930s. This photo shows jars of chicken fat and boned chicken
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • A collection of typewriters and a good example of recent technology made obsolete by the computer
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • Among the fascinating items in the museum is this WWI machine gun
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • This miniature cast iron stove dates to around 1910 and was probably a salesman's model
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • An original of the New York Herald newspaper announcing President Abraham Lincoln's assassination, dated April 15, 1865
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • A catalog of cloth samples for men's suits, dating to around 1910. It was probably a salesman's cloth sample book
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • The museum is located in this building on the second floor, which was once a basketball court
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • This is the front entrance of the museum. The museum shares the building with the Belhaven Police Department and City Hall
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • The museum builds upon the original collection of Mrs. Eva Blount Way (1869-1962), shown in this painting. She started with a button collection, then gradually added other items, accepting many gifts along the way, until her death in 1962. This...
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • A pump organ at the top of the stairs leading to the museum
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • Miss Eva's North Carolina map, created with different colored buttons for each county
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • Miss Eva's 30,000 buttons form the core of the museum's collections
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • Much of the collection is made up of unusual and unique items. This interesting interaction of man and nature is an electrical insulator which was overgrown by a tree
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • Here we have curator Arthur Congleton holding a jar of possum preserves from the 1930s
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • A coat of many colors, probably made from a crazy quilt. This photo also shows the general condition of the museum's display
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Belhaven Memorial Museum

    • 2001-03-22
    • One of several prints the museum owns by an unknown Dutch artist
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)

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