April 6, 2011
First Annual Free Museum Day
Saturday April 9, 2011
10 am. – 3 pm.
A total of Eleven Historical sites and Museums will be offering a Free Museum Day and Tours.
On the tour will be the Christian Church Museum, Hedrick Ag History Museum, Hays Antique Truck Museum, Reiff’s Gas Station, and Spring Lake School House.
In addition, visit the Historic Woodland Railroad Depot, Woodland Fire Museum which houses an 1854 Clapp & Jones Woodlands first steam/horse drawn fire engine. The Historic Gibson House is the home of the Yolo County Historical Museum set on a two and half acre park.
A recent addition to the Woodland Community is the Woodland Museum of Biblical Archeology on West Street.
Woodland, established in 1857, is the home of the Woodland Opera House which was the first Opera House to serve the Sacramento Valley in 1885.
You can start your tour at the Gibson Mansion, 512 Gibson Road, Woodland. Maps and brochures will be available at each site.
Contact the Yolo County Historical Museum for further information, 530-666-1045.
More info: http://www.dailydemocrat.com/news/ci_17791698