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Museum exhibit includes Paradise Plantation artifacts

An archaeology exhibit titled “Paradise Revisited” will be on display through November at the Gloucester Museum of History on Main Street. The exhibit is a display of artifacts from the site of Paradise Plantation, the 17th century home of Richard Lee in Gloucester.

Among other recent exhibits were those about relics from “The Good Old Days” and another called “Voting in Gloucester 55 Years Ago.”

Recent donations included a reproduction porcelain Victorian era doll donated by Jeanne M. Smith of North Wales, Pennsylvania.

Of the 179 September visitors, 108 hailed from Virginia, museum director Betty Jean Deal said, along with 71 from 18 other states.

The museum is open from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Saturday; closed on Sundays and holidays. For more information, call 804-693-1234. ...

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