Sunday, July 17, 2016

Ruby Visits! Hoard Historical Museum and National Dairy Shrine

Ruby may be from New Orleans, but I think she has ambitions to be a world traveler.

That girl hadn't been in Wisconsin for an hour before she went to visit the Hoard Historical Museum and National Dairy Shrine in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

The museum is the former home of William Dempster Hoard, the father of Wisconsin Dairy Farming. That's huge!

It has exhibits on lots of topics of local history.

 Here is Ruby with the museum sign!

 She thought the flowers matched her dress.

 Here is the outside of the museum building!

 Ruby wanted to try to milk a cow, but I convinced her to leave it to the farmer.

 She was very excited by the collection of historical dolls!

 She also loved the bird toys that were there for kids to play with!

 There was an exhibit on Indian mounds! Kaya is going to be so jealous that Ruby got to go!

 Here is Ruby, posing with the exhibit.

Part of the museum showed what the historic home looked like.

Ruby was very excited by this cow! She wanted not one, but multiple pictures with it!

 She also got some Wisconsin cheese, and she loved it!
I have a feeling that life will never be dull with Ruby around!

However, she also can't wait to meet randomtraci and all the girls at Isn't She Dovely. She thinks she is going to ride the train all the way to visit them.  I haven't told her that she is too short to travel alone.


  1. We're so excited to meet her! We hope you're having fun, Ruby!


    1. She can't wait to meet you! She was at the train station today, trying to buy a ticket!


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