The MOXIE MUSEUM annex of the
Matthews Museum in Union, Maine is
now a reality, with the centerpiece Moxie Bottle House/Stand now proudly in
place...formally dedicated on 8/26/09. The Museum is located on the Union
Fairgrounds (address: Fairgrounds Lane, Union ME 04862) and is open to the
public during during the summer months of July and August, Wednesday through
Saturday, 12 noon - 4 pm (except holidays). Extended hours during
Union Fair week with free admission for Fair ticket holders.
info: May - September: 207-563-1544, October - April: 802-476-2792.
here for a picture history of the
remarkable all-volunteer two month construction process, followed by a
Village Soup local newspaper article about this project!
Historic Preservation Award
Presented to NEMC and the Matthews Museum by the Manchester (NH) Historic
Association on May 13, 2010 for "Restoration of a Historic Artifact...for
preserving the Moxie Bottle House"
Click to see full size!
HERE for a
review from Roadside America.com
For the history of the Moxie Bottle House/Stand which is the centerpiece
of this Museum, click HERE