Museum's next exhibit to feature Winters' veterans

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By Rob Coman and Gloria Lopez Historical Society of Winters The Winters Museum’s current exhibit features the rich history of agriculture in the Winters area. Several residents and former residents have put on loan artifacts and photos. Nancy Button Young has on loan several pictures of the original tomato harvester that was invented by her father, Robert Button. John Collado loaned an original fruit cutting table and Vicki Tufts Jacobs has loaned several artifacts from the Tufts Packing Shed. Others have brought in fruit labels, lug boxes, cutting knives, fruit cutting tickets and fruit trays. This exhibit will be available until about the middle of November. The Museum board has decided to feature Winters’ veterans for the next exhibit. All wars will be included. The board is requesting that residents either loan family photos of veterans from their families or bring them in so that the photos can be scanned and printed. Artifacts from the Civil War through present day military involvement can be included. Individuals interested in having their family veteran history included in the event can contact the museum by sending an email to or by visiting the Museum during the operational hours of Thursday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m. The Museum is part of the non-profit Historical Society of Winters and has been open since Nov. 30, 2018. The Historical Society of Winters is dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich history of Winters. Goals included creating a Winters Museum. Docent volunteers are always needed. Interested individuals can sign up at for a two -hour shift. There are currently a few items for sale at the museum. As the holidays approach, the museum will be adding additional souvenirs to purchase. ]]>

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