New Bench for Historical Museum

Posted October 25, 2021 at 5:43 am by

On Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 23, 2021 Regent Pat­ti Pratt and oth­er mem­bers of the San Juan Islands Chap­ter of the Daugh­ters of the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion ded­i­cat­ed a bench at San Juan His­tor­i­cal Muse­um.   The bench from the Taco­ma, WA  Foundry, Urban Acces­sories was pur­chased by the chap­ter to hon­or their Orga­niz­ing Regent, Eliz­a­beth Rourk Fors­man (1910–2008) and is installed next to the old coun­ty jail along the brick walk­way that leads to the Muse­um of His­to­ry and Industry. 

The ded­i­ca­tion of the bench was the cul­mi­na­tion of months of effort by both chap­ter and com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers. Past Regent, Nan­cy Miller thanked indi­vid­u­als who donat­ed time and mate­ri­als to the project includ­ing Jim Moe Con­struc­tion for fram­ing and fin­ish­ing the con­crete pad, MEM Con­struc­tion for donat­ing the con­crete, and Kevin Berringer for donat­ing grav­el. Oth­er indi­vid­u­als that were inte­gral to the instal­la­tion were Dale Pratt, Ger­ry Miller, Rod­ney Nawn, Michael Olson, Ron Krock­er, James Klein  and Muse­um Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, Kevin Loftus.

The bench has already been enjoyed by groups of peo­ple who vis­it­ed the muse­um over the past month and will pro­vide a rest­ing place for many years into the future.

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