Jamestown Historical Society

Library Exhibit, September 2022: What’s in YOUR attic?

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What’s in your attic that could help others understand how people lived in Jamestown in the past?

Barbara Magruder, great-granddaughter of William Lincoln Bates who ran Dr. Bates Sanitarium in Jamestown from 1896 until his death in 1932, had already given the JHS many of Dr. Bates’ records.  The September exhibit in the library shows some of what she found more recently going through other family papers.

Bates family tree, the donor Barbara Magruder the last entry on the tree.
Bates family tree, the donor Barbara Magruder the last entry on the tree.

Visit the library to see the entire exhibit and please consider donating your Jamestown memorabilia to Jamestown Historical Society, contact info@jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

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