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Central New York Living History Center Opening New Exhibits Saturday
Friday, May 2, 2014
Central New York Living History Center Opening New Exhibits Saturday
If the rain is putting a crimp in your spring outdoor plans and you're looking for something to do this weekend, head over to the Central New York Living History Center on Route 11 between Homer and Cortland. The museum is unveiling it's latest exhibits Saturday.
 
If you haven't been to the Living History Center before it includes the Brockway Truck Museum, the Homeville Museum, and the Tractors of Yester-year Museum, which showcases agricultural history.
 
Museum Director Doreen Bates says all three museums have all new displays and collections, for those that have been in before they are sure to see something totally new.
 
The center officially opened its doors in 2012 in the former A-B Brown complex, the building has been fully renovated and is fully handicapped accessible.
 
One of the main attractions showcases the history of the Brockway Truck Company, from it’s simple beginnings as a carriage works here in Homer to its growth into a leading truck manufacturing company which ceased operations over 35 years ago. 
 
Bates says the Living History Center is intended to be more than a collection of artifacts; it’s a learning center.
 
The museum also features a movie theater, cafe, and other amenities.
 
Their is a preview party tonight for invited guests to see the new exhibits. The museum opens to the public at 10 Saturday morning. Admissions is $10 for adults, 5 and under get in for free.
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