In the News: Crowdfunding to restore bits of Pennsylvania history | NewsWorks

“It’s been losing its hair for 50 or 60 years. Soon it will make Thaddeus Stevens go bald, twice,” said Rauhauser. “It’s a very popular item for us to loan out . Other institutions do exhibitions related to Thaddeus Stevens. We have one of his boots, and a cane, and every time this wig travels a few loose strands of hair trickle out.”

The wig is competing against nine other objects from around the state. The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, with support from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, has created a website — www.patop10artifacts.org — wherein visitors can rank their favorite objects and donate money toward their conservation.

via Crowdfunding to restore bits of Pennsylvania history — NewsWorks.

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