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Discoveries in Cataloging: Treasure in a ditch

This charcoal portrait of Marcella Ellison Cook, one of our earliest pioneers, was discovered in a ditch by the side of a road near Deep Creek by a woman named Jill.  The framed portrait caught her eye in among the other dumped items, and she pulled it out and took it home.  Marcella’s name was written in pencil on the back of the drawing, and Jill looked it up on the internet, where she found the Cook family’s connection to Cheney.   We are very grateful to Jill for bringing this to the museum. You can help us preserve items like this by making a small donation to the Cheney Historical Museum.  We are operated ...

Art Exhibit at Museum Through May

Anna Sheedy painting A selection of art work by Cheney High School student, +Anna Sheedy will be on exhibit at the Cheney Historical Museum through May. Zodiac paintings are the focus of this exhibit. The museum, located at 420 1st Street in #Cheney, is open Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.