The Lando Manetta Mills History Center Museum is located in what used to be the mill office, the old company store and the Post Office. Each room in the history center is set up to house different collections of how it was to live in Lando. We have 13 different rooms set up, they are described here in:
The Collections Room in the history center is filled with little knick knacks found around Lando by various people or donated by individuals for use in the museum. It also contains sections devoted to the 4 local churches, local high school sports, Lando Boy Scout Troop 68, the fire department, and Edgemoor and Manetta Railway.
The Mill Room has artifacts and pictures from those who worked in the mill. It also has a loom similar to those used in the mill.
The Company Store is layed out as it was back in back when it was in the front of the building. There are many items on display that would have been sold in the store during the mill era.
The Living Bedroom is set up to transport the vistor to a time when families were in one area of a home and had everything they needed. One of the first TV's even sits in the corner!
The Schoolhouse Room has the old wooden one piece desks, books, and pictures from when children went to school at the Lando School. The walls in this room are arranged with pieces from the original school that is still standing at the end of Schoolhouse Road.
The Kitchen Room has many items donated to the museum that were used in houses in Lando including an old Maytag washing machine, a refridgerator and stove.
The Barber Shop looks like you walked into a distant time with a shoe shining station and retro barber chairs...and even a checker board to play while you wait!
The Doctors Office has a lot of personal items from when Dr. Gaston was practing in Lando. You'll be amazed at how much medical practice has changed.
The Lando Days Room is lined with t-shirts from past Lando Days celebrations, trophies and pictures from days gone by.
The Military Room is a room to honor those who lived in Lando and served our country. Pictures line the walls, there are uniforms and artifacts from those who served.
The Vault Room is the actual vault used by the mill. You get to see first hand how sturdy a vault really is.
The Office Room has Mr. Heath's desk and books that have information on those that worked in the mill on a daily basis.