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The Black River Academy features permanent exhibits that present a view of what the downtown Ludlow Village would have looked like in 1899.* This Main Street exhibit was established in 1997.* All the artifacts displayed on this exhibits came from Ludlow. This includes the entire barber shop of Mr. Marro on Depot Street.* There are also other stores such as a doctor's office, dentist, blacksmith shop, woolen mill and a country store.* *

The Ludlow exhibit, on the other hand, was put together by the Black River High School Advance Placement History students in 1996 with the supervision of the Museum Staff. ***To make this exhibit possible, they researched homes that were built during the Victorian and Early American periods.* The students papered, painted, stencilled, put curtains and set up these exhibit rooms. This area boasts of includes a foyer, kitchen, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and parlor. Visitors to the Museum can look forward to seeing four reverse painting on glass pictures, Vermont furniture, one of the first vacuum cleaners made, one of the first electrical refrigerators, and a parlor stove.
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