Dr. Floyd Scott’s Legacy:

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Dr. Floyd Scott arrived in the Union Ridge community in April 1919. This began the 100 years of community health service commemorated by this exhibit.

Melville Memo-ries

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The Scott Family Collection’s new exhibit, based on the Melville Memos, opened November and will be up until Spring 2019. The exhibit focuses on the memos (a company newsletter) printed by Melville Dairy for their employees and producers. Please let us know if you have any photos, stories, or special memories to share with us.

Oh Rue The Flu

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Oh Rue the Flu! World War 1 and the Influenza Epidemic in Alamance County, NC The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 infected more than 500 million people, world-wide. Here, in Alamance County, this devastation was keenly felt by the Scott family, who lost their beloved son, James Edwin, at the age of 28, just as he was preparing to fight for his country in World War 1. This exhibit brings together the combined devastation of war and disease as they affected Alamance County early in the twentieth century.

Held over until October 31, 2018

Little Scotties

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Enter the nostalgic world of childhood with a visit to “Little Scotties.” This display brings together in one nursery setting items of furniture, clothing, toys and dolls from our own collection as well as items on loan from the Haw River Museum and the Alamance County Historical Museum. Opening Reception: Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 3-5pm.

October 19, 2017 through January 31, 2018.