Friday, May 22, 2015

CHS Exhibit Featured in the Canton Observer!

"Canton museum gives peek at historical undergarments" by Darrell Clem

"Displaying corsets, bloomers, brassieres, long johns and petticoats, a new Canton Historical Museum exhibit offers a revealing look at undergarments worn as the 1900s arrived.

"Hardly salacious, tawdry or scandalous, the display offers a peek at the most intimate clothing worn by local folks who tilled Canton’s agricultural past. It is titled 'Straight-Laced? Loosening Up the Secrets of Petticoats and Drawers at the Turn of the Century.'"

Click here to read more on HometownLife.com...

Twitter: @CantonObserver

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

New Exhibit Open & Website Updates Planned!

Hello fans! Hope you're ready to check out the new CHS Museum exhibit, "Straight-laced? Loosening up the Secrets of Petticoats and Drawers at the Turn of the Century," which is now open! Come on down and learn a bit about undergarments! Gift shop items are still available.

SHOWING: May 16 to August 23

WHERE? The Canton Historical Society Museum:

1022 South Canton Center Road
Canton, MI 48188
734-397-0088
Questions? cantonhist@comcast.net

WHEN? The current hours for the Museum are as follows:

Tuesdays, 1 to 4 p.m.
Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m.

As always, we are available by appointment (please call 734-397-0088).

Check out the teaser photos on our Facebook page!

We also have some updates for the CHS website planned, so please stay tuned and excuse our dust. See you soon at the Museum!