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The Yellow Trail Museum is unique form of means in preserving the history of the town of Hope. The Museum holds different artifacts that has been loaned or donated to them by past and contemporary residents of the community. The museum is a standing monument that tells the town?s historical past.

The construction of the museum was headed by three important local people of the community. Merrill Clouse, the one who headed the local grocery store and was the president of the Hope Business Association and Dorotha and J. Bill Heilman who convinced Merrill Clouse that a local museum was fundamental to the society. Before the museum was constructed, there was a great deal of debate when it was finally formed in 1975. A lot of interested people were gathered for the first meeting when the museum was finally constructed.

The museum?s most sought after exhibit is the ?Living History? which displays that links the past with the present. The museum also offers the public with authentic photographs of Soda Fountains, Grocery Stores, Doctor?s Office, Barber Shop and other known establishments at the time.
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