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Rio Grande County Museum Presents

A Perfectly Preserved Time Capsule:

Baker House Collection

May 1, 2024 – December 31, 2024

Rio Grande County Museum is pleased to announce the opening of the Baker House Collection. Local resident Ed Baker was generous enough to donate a large collection he found behind a false wall after remodeling his home located in Del Norte. After knocking down a false wall, Mr. Baker was astonished to find a collection belonging to the Egan/Schaffer family who resided in his home in the late 1800s. Come see this perfectly preserved time capsule that gives a unique and colorful look into the life of one Del Norte family and learn about their lives through the years!

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