The Dayton Historical Depot Society is charged with maintaining two unique museums, as well as the Newland/Pioneer Cemetery.
The Depot and the Boldman House Museums will be closed until Columbia County enters Phase 3, and there are clear instructions from the state on how to re-open museums. Stay well and visit us once the health emergency is over.
One of our Lifetime Members, Susan Ankeny Little made a wonderful donation prior to the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. She gave the Depot Society a journal that Minnie Van Lew Moe wrote as a seventeen-year-old. Minnie and her sister Lottie, along with about fifteen friends went camping in the Blue Mountains from June 22-28, 1894. Minnie recorded the happenings of the week, along with two songs the group wrote, and a list of the food they ate. Use this link to read what a seventeen-year-old found important 126 years ago.SPort of Co20041613580