Wish You Were Here!

July 18, 2020 – May 9, 2021

Featuring unique souvenirs and travel artifacts from Wellington County’s past, Wish You Were Here will have you remembering your favourite vacation moments.

On display are souvenirs from the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago, Illinois, where the Ferris Wheel and juicy fruit gum made their world debut, along with souvenirs from around the world. From carpet bags to steamer trunks and specialty luggage, learn what items were essential for travel in decades past. Enjoy a selection of vintage postcards from Wellington County communities, sent to loved ones with the sentiment “Wish you were here!”

Photo Gallery: WCMA_Wish You Were Here Interior will appear here on the public site.

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