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By Regan Vacknitz
For the Sentinel 

Celebrating the Presby Museum’s 50 years


Contributed: Leo Spencer

REMEMBERING HISTORY: A crowd listens to speakers at the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Presby Museum Saturday.

The Presby Museum in Goldendale held its 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, with a dedicated group of approximately 80 individuals enduring sweltering heat to observe history and speakers and eat pie.

“Wow, 50 years! Slips by pretty fast, doesn’t it?” said Josephine West, Charter Member, before the start of the celebration.

The ceremony kicked off with Boy Scout Troop 551 presenting the flag, while The Star Spangled Banner, performed by Doug Siegel, played in the background. Guests then listened as thanks were given to Charter members including Denise Morris, Ada Ruth-Whitmore and husband Lawrence, Josephine West, and Ethel Reed. The Charter Members are individuals who signed...

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