News Notes

Pikes Peak Rural School Tours Available

 

The Pikes Peak Rural School Museum located in Erin Springs, holds memories for students and their families, according to Thelma Love.
There were many rural schools in Garvin County in the early to mid 1900s.
Today this School Museum is proudly representing those many rural schools.
The photos and original chalk board and desks offer history of those early days in education.
Stories of students and the families who lived in that Pikes Peak Community Southwest of Lindsay are told in the Pikes Peak History Book.
This pictorial history book is available at the Murray Lindsay Mansion and Pikes Peak School Museums. Books can also be purchased at some local businesses.
Tour guides and event planners are welcome to help plan fun activities and historical programs.
Operation of this museum is under the management and support of the Lindsay Community Historical Society. Donations are needed to help with repainting this 114-year-old historic school building.
Those who would like to further information to book a tour or an event may call 405-756-6502 or 405-919-6146.
Donations to help with the painting of the building may be mailed to the Lindsay Community Historical Society, P.O. Box 282, Lindsay, OK 73052.

News Notes

Chamber of Commerce has new hours


The Lindsay Chamber of Commerce has new hours, according to Chamber Manager, Clara Doan.
The new hours will be Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until noon, and 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
The Chamber of Commerce is located in the Depot, located at 107 N. Main.
Those who may have questions are asked to call Ms. Doan at 405-756-4312.

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Mansion Museum is open on weekends


The Murray-Lindsay Mansion Museum in Erin Springs will be open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. during the summer months except on holidays. That’s the word from Thelma Love.
The public is invited to visit this historic museum and learn more about the history of Lindsay and Erin Springs. The third floor history room is filled with photos on all the walls and the table is loaded with articles about the early history.
Children can sit in the school desk drawing and writing. Books and toys of stagecoach days are ready for children. The tour guides will offer information of the personal families of the Murrays and Lindsays who lived in this three-story home until the early 1960s.
Tours and events may be scheduled for family or organization activities.
Both the Pikes Peak School Museum and the Murray-Lindsay Mansion Museum are available for tours any day of the week by appointment. Group tours need to be scheduled a week in advance.
Those who would like more information, or to book a tour, may call 405-756-6502 or 405-919-6146.

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Boy Scouts to hold car wash/bake sale

The Boy Scouts of Lindsay are set to hold a bake sale and car wash on Sat., May 14 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., according to Donnie Frizzell.
The group will have delicious goodies – plus car washes – available at the United Methodist Church of Lindsay. 
The church is located at 114 W. Chickasaw in Lindsay. 
All proceeds go toward projects of the Lindsay Boy Scouts. Those who have questions may contact Mr. Frizzell at 405-756-7576.