A New Summer Exhibit at the Tennie Burton Museum, home of the Lima Historical Society, will open on Memorial Day, May 27, 2019. The exhibit is “One Hundred Years of Hats Made and Worn in Lima”.
The museum will be open on Sundays 2-4 pm- June through end of September.
This entertaining and educational exhibit of ladies’ and girls’ hats dating from the mid 1800’s through the mid 1900’s showcases Lima’s Tennie Burton Museum’s extraordinary collection of historic headwear and beaded purses, as well as original old photos of Lima women posing proudly in their beautiful hats. Come and see how drastically hat styles changed throughout that century, when even in a small town like Lima, women followed national and international trends in clothing, hairstyles and the sometimes elaborate hats that complemented them. The exhibit opens after the parade on Memorial Day (10 to 12) and every Sunday this summer from 2 to 4 pm.