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Tread of Pioneers Museum curator Katie Peck demonstrates the correct way to preserve textiles for future generations.

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Museum teaches to preserve personal histories for future generations

Every year, the museum offers a free workshop to teach people how to preserve their precious family heirlooms - items such as photos, scrapbooks, china, furniture, silver, important documents and newspaper clippings. Among the lessons are how to properly handle and store such items.

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