Visitors will have the chance to immerse themselves in Ephraim’s rich history on Friday, June 18, when the Ephraim Village Museums reopen for the summer season. The Ephraim Historical Foundation’s five restored buildings include the Anderson Store, the Anderson Barn, Pioneer Schoolhouse, Goodletson Cabin, and the Historic Iverson House.
The 2010 exhibit, “Sticthes in Time,” on display in the Anderson Barn, is devoted to the clothing of men, women and children of Ephraim, spanning from the late 1800s to the 1940s. An exhibit reception will be held on Friday, June 18, from 4 – 6 pm.
The museums are open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am – 4 pm from June 18 through September 4. From September 10 to October 9 the museums will be open Friday and Saturdays, 11 am – 4 pm.
The Ephraim Historical Foundation offers a series of tours, including a Tram Tour conducted Tuesday through Friday from 10 am – 11 am, a Walking Tour also conducted Tuesday through Friday from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, and a weekly Iverson House/Moravian Church Tour held every Thursday from 1:30 – 3 pm. Self-guided audio walking tours are available for rental through the Ephraim Visitor’s Center on Water Street in Ephraim.
Admission prices vary depending on tour. For more information call 920.854.9688 or visit http://www.ephraim.org.