No, You Really Do *Not* Want To Hear Running Water In A Museum After Hours

At the Museum of Cultural and Natural History in Eugene on Wednesday night, “Cold water poured down from a broken humidifier on the roof of the museum, flowing behind a 4½-by-7-foot Ray Troll illustrated map of Oregon. Fast action by janitors and campus plumbers helped the museum avoid disaster.”

Today in History – June 4

On June 4, 1754, twenty-two-year-old Colonel George Washington and his small military force were constructing Fort Necessity in western Pennsylvania near the Virginia border.  Dispatched to the area on a road building mission, Washington encountered French troops and determined the need to fortify his position.  Continue reading. On June 4, …