2017 History

March 12, 2017 - Engraved Bricks Installed

The engraved brick project finally came to a close when the bricks were laid in front of the museum entrance on March 12.  The bricks were sold to secure funds for the museum operation at $100 per brick.


THANK YOU to all who supported the museum during this project.


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Tri-State Motorcycle Rally

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On September 2, the 1st annual Tri-State Thunder Motorcycle Rally was held in St. Francis.  More than 400 visitors registered at the museum.  A poker run was held with 58 riders participating on a 142 mile route.


Several vendors provided shopping and eating opportunities.  Some new model (2018) Harley-Davidson motorcycles were displayed as well as several different motorcycle trailers.


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Adam Capps Band Concert

A concert was held in Sawhill Park's historic bandshell in the evening.  The Adam Capps Band provided music, and a crowd of several hundred people enjoyed the concert.


Click the video to view clips from the concert.