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Been here many times over many years — and always find it enjoyable. This museum chronicles the accomplishments of a courageous Black minister — Alexander Twilight — and also houses artifacts tracing the history of Orlesns County and it’s people. The Museum has added more...More
We visited with 2 other couples on a beautiful late summer afternoon and were treated to a wonderful, guided tour the entire campus of the school, The house and the barn. Our guide Brenda, a volunteer, was knowledgeable, articulate and patient as she walked, talked...More
What a fascinating site in history! Alexander Twilight was America's first African American college graduate before starting this teacher's school in Brownington. Explore the variety of buildings and take yourself back in time.
This was such an amazing and interesting place! We were thrilled to be able to go through all four floors of the museum. There is so much to see and learn about. The presentation by the curators was excellent. Director was about to retired, she...More
We had a very interesting tour guide. She was very thorough and enthusiastic. We learned a lot about the academy's founder, Alexander Twilight. There were 4 floors and they had lots of items on display ...not only from the school but from this period in...More
My wife and I went on a tour here. It is a lovely little comunity with quite a few buildings of the period. Unfortunately, several were closed which was a disappointment. However, the Old Stone House itself is open, with a tour guide only. There...More
Our family group of ranged from 15 to 85 years in age, and we all really enjoyed the Old Stone Museum. The two teachers in our group were especially interested to learn about the academy's founder, Alexander Twilight, and teacher-training educator Samuel Read Hall. Craft...More
I visited this museum on July 8, 2017 after reading of it in a brochure which showed thirteen buildings, which includes the Old Stone House and others comprising the Brownington historic district. Unfortunately, only four of the thirteen buildings are open for exhibit and of...More