We look forward each year to this opportunity to be "out in the community" with our booth and displays. Our three-tent "pavilion" is becoming a landmark of the event, sure to be worth visiting. In addition to offering a unique exhibit each year, we make available books and the items in our "History in Your Hand" series.
The weather behaved, the crowds were steady
and a good time was had by all. Our centerpiece
was a 1:12 model of the Fall City Hop Shed
as it might have looked when it was in use on Davis
Rutherford’s farm. And those who wished
could pick up a cardstock printout to construct a
hand-sized hop shed model!
As usual, Donna Driver-Kummen put together an attractive display.
Several people shared dried hops… lots of chances to smell the distinctive
aroma! Dick and Kris Kirby loaned a wooden-slat hop picking basket
from their antique collection. Janice Pankratz loaned a small hop
basket and an interesting wreath containing dried hops.
We were able to share many historic photos from a variety of regional