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  1. 2015 Kentucky Thoroughbred Regional

    Jan 16 - 17
    Lexington, KY
  2. Servicing and Repair of 400-Day Clocks F105

    Jan 16 - 19
    Shalimar, FL
  3. 2015 Kentucky Thoroughbred Regional

    Jan 16 - 17
    Lexington, KY, United States
  4. 2015 Greater Los Angeles Regional

    Jan 29 - 31
    Pasadena, CA
  5. 2015 Greater Los Angeles Regional

    Jan 30 - 31
    Pasadena, CA, United States
  6. Introduction To Clocks for Beginners WS-109

    Mar 2 - 6
    Columbia, PA

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A brief discussion of the importance of time, presented by the National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, PA.

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FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

  • Executive Director's Update

    December 19, 2014 Thursday we received a grant from the Crystal Trust for $150,000 to assist with Phase II of our HVAC improvements to our museum and administrative offices building. We have also been working on in-kind donations from area corporations for piping, valves and boilers. The original estimate for converting the existing steam system to a hot water system with independent humidifiers was $300,000. We can now proceed with detailed engineering and specifications to better determine cost. This week the library received DVD copies of On the Ball: The Story of Webb C. Ball and the Railroad Watch . The program was created by ideastream, a non-profit, public broadcasting organization based in Ohio. It explores Ball’s work to encourage the railroads to adopt standard time after a tragic train collision in Kipton, Ohio, which happened because an engineer’s watch had stopped. Ball established the strict guidelines for manufacturing railroad watches and the requirement... more