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Spirited: Prohibition in America

In a tumultuous era spanning thirteen years, Americans could no longer manufacture, sell, or transport intoxicating beverages. Prohibition was now a part of the Constitution, holding the same status as freedom of speech and the abolition of slavery. Ratified in 1919, the 18th Amendment stirred up a passionate and sometimes volatile debate between the “wets” [...]

2020-01-31T16:06:03-06:00April 6th, 2020|, |

Spring Break Train Ride

With the first presumptive case of COVID-19 announced in Bell County, the City of Temple is following the recommendations of county health officials and beginning to take precautionary measures. The safety of our residents, visitors and City staff remains our highest priority. The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum has cancelled the Spring Break Train Trip [...]

2020-03-13T15:26:22-05:00March 14th, 2020||

The Lure of Niagara: Highlights from the Charles Rand Penney Historical Niagara Falls Print Collection 

  The Lure of Niagara: Highlights from the Charles Rand Penney Historical Niagara Falls Print Collection  It is believed that more prints were made of Niagara Falls before the twentieth century than of any other specific place, and The Charles Rand Penney Collection of Historical Niagara Falls Prints is the largest collection of this genre. [...]

2020-01-31T14:11:03-06:00January 17th, 2020||

Jingle Bell Express Train Ride Dec. 15th

It's that time of year again! The Jingle Bell Express is finally here! Join us for Christmas crafts, a hot cocoa bar, cookies, a free goodie bag, and a train ride with Santa! We will host two train rides this year, one December 14th and one on December 15th. The ride on Dec. 15th will [...]

2019-11-18T08:11:11-06:00December 15th, 2019||