The NPS has cataloged approximately 117,957,802 million artifacts, archives, and objects. Collections include items ranging from historic furnishings in the home of John Adams to flags that flew over Fort Sumter, Thomas Edison’s handwritten invention notes, botanical specimens from Yosemite, and archaeological items from Washita. Protecting these items for future generations is the core mission of the NPS. While you are safer at home, Washita staff is taking the opportunity to do a little housekeeping on our museum collections. A Housekeeping Plan is required for every space that houses museum collections such as storage spaces, exhibit spaces, and workspaces. The…

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GIVING…Security State Bank Vice President Josh Haven presents a check to Ann Merritt for the Christmas Food Basket Giving Tree Project. Also pictured is Laura

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HONORED…Upper Washita Conservation District Chairman Tony Tracy presents Deanna LeGrand with a certificate of recognition from the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts for fifteen years

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