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     Hominy News-Progress  September 16, 2020

     Drummond Home, located at 305 N. Price Ave. in Hominy, hosted their annual ice cream social at the home September 12 from 1-4 p.m. As a special treat this year, Joe Bush, grandson of Frederick Dummond.  He told fasamily stories and played guitar. 

      Mrs. Roseanne McKee, of Bartlesville, was showing the book that she wrote.

Oklahoma Roses. She has worked for the Hominy New and Examiner Enterprise.        Mrs. Dianne Fallis telling historical stories about the area during the early 1900s. She is a storyteller from Bartlesville that told a wide range of stories

from unusual to historical about the Osage and Washington County.

     Its was a beautiful afternoon for the ice cream social. We would like to thank Joe Bush, Mrs Roseanne McKee and Mrs Dianne Fallis for a wonderful job of helping to make this a great event! We want to thank the ONE STOP SHOP in Wynona, Oklahoma for their donation of ice cream and bottled! You are all awesome!

       The Drummond House is open for operation  Wed.-Saat. with tours given at 

10am, 2pm, and 4pm.  Admission is taken at the door: 7.00, Adults; 5.00,  4.00 for Seniors (62+); Students 6-18 and Children 5 and under and Veterans are FREE with an ID. For more information, please call us at: 918-885-2374. 

        Be sure to come and see the history in our beautiful Drummond Home. We would love to meet you!

The Drummond Home in Hominy displayed the annual Drummond heirloom exhibit, which lasted the entire month of June 2019. This is a display of artifacts usually kept in storage for most of the year and included women’s fashions, military and Mason items, quilts, children’s clothing, and irons. The Drummond family kilt, of Frederick Drummond.displayed as well. The exhibit showed what family life was like during the 1800s to early 1900s.

The ice cream social and heirloom exhibit were included in the regular admission to the Drummond Home. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 62 and older; $4 for students 6 to 17 years of age, The Drummond House was free for veterans and active military with ID.

The Fred Drummond Home, was a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about OHS, please visit Call Drummond Home Manager, Beverly Whitcombe at 918-885-2374 for information.

Laura Ingalls Wilder at local assisted living and local children’s class in September 2019. I often tell the Kansas story of the Ingalls family since the house is in Independence. This series delights young and old alike. This program runs from 30 minute

to one hour.

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