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Mermaids Invade Oriental - History Museum

The Oriental History Museum announces its new Mermaid exhibit featuring mermaids of all types, shapes, and sizes.

Mermaids became popular because Hans Christian Anderson’s story The Little Mermaid (the book was published in 1837.) But mermaids, sirens, and mermen have been around since the time of ancient Greece. Visit the museum and learn about mermaids in mythology, literature, and film while taking a look at the mermaid collections from several area residents.

This exhibit runs until mid September. Oriental’s History Museum is located at 802 Broad Street. Open Friday 11-3, Saturday 1-4 and Sunday 1-4. Admission is free, donations gratefully accepted. For more information contact: museum@dockline.net.


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