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Henry County Museum to present history of the telephone

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Chris Ricciotti, curator of the Rockland Maryland Telephone Museum, will present a program on the history of the telephone and telephone operators at the Henry County Museum on June 15.
Submitted photo Chris Ricciotti, curator of the Rockland Maryland Telephone Museum, will present a program on the history of the telephone and telephone operators at the Henry County Museum on June 15.

Learn about the history of the telephone and telephone operators in a free presentation by Chris Ricciotti, curator of the Rockland, Maryland Telephone Museum.

His program, “Weavers of Speech”, will be given on Saturday, June 15, at 2 p.m., at the Henry County Museum, 203 North White Street in Mt. Pleasant. The museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m., that day. In honor of Iowa Museum Week, all attendees will receive a vintage Mt. Pleasant “Our Town” coffee mug. Refreshments will be served. For questions, call 319-385-4983.