Monday, February 21, 2011

Wyannie Malone Museum

Visited the Wyannie Malone Museum
in Hope Town
for a dose of local history

The museum was named affor
a Loyalist widow from Charleston, South Carolina,
Wyannie Malone,
who arrived on the cay in 1785 with her 4 children
and became the founding "mother" of the settlement.
Charming staircase in the museum
There was a period of the pirates
Wyannie's dining room
Her bathroom
Her bedroom
The rooms have been re-created,
furnished with period pieces
which were found on the island or lent by locals
Another bedroom
Pieces of jewellery of the old times
Loads of buttoms
Charming small museum
- worth to pay a visit while in Hope Town

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