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Great shakes

Saturday, November 19, 2011

A worker with Exhibit Concepts of Vandalia, Ohio, attaches a listening device to a portion of the New Madrid Historical Museum's new exhibit on earthquakes.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
Museum adds state-of-art exhibit


NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid Historical Museum was undergoing a bit of an earthquake of its own last week. Walls were shifted and exhibits were scattered across the floor.

But this was a shake up of the very best kind -- the creation of a new exhibit all about earthquakes.

Workers with Exhibit Concepts of Vandalia, Ohio, were hammering, measuring and connecting the components to create the $102,000 exhibit. The work was being completed under the watchful eye of the exhibit's designer, Kathy Kelley, a professional graphics designer.

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