McKinley Museum will celebrate McKinley Day on Saturday, Jan. 26

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The McKinley Presidential Library and Museum will hold its annual McKinley Day celebration on Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. McKinley Day commemorates the anniversary of the President's birth on Jan. 29, 1843.

Civil War re-enactors, special shows in Discover World, and an open hearth cooking demonstration in the Street of Shops will also be featured.

Visitors can view the popular dollhouse exhibit Life in Miniature in the Keller Gallery. There will also be special focus tours of the McKinley Gallery. Lunch will be available for purchase starting at 11 a.m.

The Hoover-Price Planetarium will present the show "Solar Max." The Sun's eleven-year cycle is at its high point. What will the Earth experience and what problems may loom large for human technology?

A highlight of the festivities will be a moving wreath-laying ceremony, where a General representing the White House will place a wreath at the bust of the President, located just outside the Museum building. Other veterans groups, including the Army Navy Union and the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, will also be participating in the ceremony.

Discounted admission to the Museum is $5 per person for this special celebration of President McKinley's birthday. Museum members are admitted free.

For more information, call the Museum at 330-455-7043.

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