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Class Projects
Seah's Tins
Anna's Tools
Caity's Toy Display
Gavin's PowerPoint
The Sleigh
Exit 23
Schoolhouse PowerPont
Crime Stories
War Display
School House Gallery
Vail Photo Collection
Willoughby Views
Shore's Building
Lyndon Institute
Lyndon Historical Society

Shore's Building

construction photoThe Shores History
James Shores, a master carpenter, built the Lyndon Center Queen Anne-style homestead in 1896. After the death of Mr. and Mrs. Shores it was home for their only child Venila.

Victorian Theme:
The Shores Memorial Museum illustrated through its Victorian furnishings, period clothing, fine china, parlor with pump organ, and victrola, an era when life was quieter and recreation homemade.

Special Events:
Exhibits have featured Lyndon's musical past from late 1800's to the present, the town's railroad history, educational and industrial past. Regular tours of the museum include: elementery and secondary school classes, visiting historical societies, and other participants.

The Newsletter:
The Lyndon Legacy, an illustrated four-page newsletter brings members up to date on the society's local and statewide activies, profiles unique historical figures and prints humorous excerpts from old time Lyndon newspapers.