inside the museum exhibits in the sara sweet house
lamp – has its original painted shade and prisms. It is
original to the house.
Foot Stool – found in the house.
late-Victorian Chairs – once covered in green velvet.
They were retied and recovered.
Fainting Couch – originally green velvet. It had to have
its springs retied and upholstery redone.
antimascassers – crocheted by an elderly Boalsburg resident
who was living at Centre Crest. Crocheting these gave her a
Chair – a gift from a woman who believed the museum needed
her grandmother’s chair. It has quite remarkable carvings
of a women’s heads.
Side Chairs – one read and one green; a gift to the Museum.
Child’s Rocker – found in the house. Belonged to
Sara Meyers Sweet and her two sisters, Virginia and Naomi, who
grew up in this house in the late 1800’s.
“Virginia” Doll – belonged to Virginia Meyers.
Amber Keene found it on a trash heap. She cleaned it up and
made some new clothes. The stockings are original. She and her
granddaughter gave it to the Museum.
Table – bought for the museum by Ruth Corter.
Molded Dog – from the Victorian period.
Diamond – Painting by Vincent Carducci.
of William “Billy” Meyers
of Mrs. William “Billy” Meyers and daughter, Naomi.
Doctor (Dr. Kidder) on his horse - A “painted” photo.
Spring Farm – A “painted” photo.
leaf table – from the Hess/Segner House; early 1800’s.
There is some nice inlay on the legs.
Sideboard – from the late 19th century or early 20th century
and is from the William Tennis House.
Victorian “Fancy Chairs” – Bull’s Eye
with cane seat.
Server – mid-1800’s.
Place Setting – from the Billy Meyer’s home.
Chairs – on loan as is the Ceiling Candelabra.
Clock – from Bavaria, on loan and is decorated in Bavarian
Cupboard and Dough Tray – from Boalsburg.
Table – has leather pulls for the drop leaf.
There are marble tops on the bureau and wash stand of the painted
The cradle was hand-made over 150 years ago and came from the Myers’ home.
The rope bed was made in Boalsburg from tulip wood (poplar) and
painted to look like mahogany.
The sewing machine and cover is early Singer.
Hitch Cock Painted Chair.
The teacher’s desk and table were originally in the Boalsburg