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Museum's Mimi Hardman Collections and Research Center Dedication Jan. 23


Last updated 1/21/2021 at 9:17am

Restored depot to house research and collections

The Lake Wales History Museum will dedicate the new Mimi Hardman Collections and Research Center at the restored 1916 Seaboard Airline Freight Station, one of its iconic buildings in the museum's historic corridor, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23.

After adjusting the fundraising goals due to COVID-19, and approval of matching funds from the City of Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency, the project began in July, and is now complete. This newly restored building will now house the museum's collection permanently, and be open for public research.

Dedicated to the museum's late founder, Mim...

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