New Exhibit Opens At Cattaraugus County Museum

A new exhibit has opened at the Cattaraugus County Museum. The exhibit is called “An Olio,” meaning a miscellaneous mixture or collection, because it features a number of widely varied items. Many of these items are one-of-a-kind and rarely fit into larger exhibits. Because of this, the museum has decided to create an exhibit solely dedicated to these unusual items. On display are a Japanese flight suit, a lock from Newgate Prison, a spittoon from the old Board of Supervisors building, two high-wheeled bicycles, a 1934 voting machine, and more artifacts from the depths of the museum’s collections. The exhibit is open now and will run through April 2014. The County Museum is located in the Stone House (next to the Pines facility), 9824 Route 16, Machias. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 353-8200 with any questions.