April 24, 2014

Museum to dedicate new ramp

Freeman Matthews of Pro Deck and Design works to build a ramp into the Bray House at the Gardner Historical Museum on June 23. The Bray House is now wheelchair accessible. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
When Gardner Historical Museum officials purchased the Bray house, a family home behind the museum, they had one small problem to address before it could be opened to the public – the home was not accessible for …

Historical museum purchases slice of American suburban history

Robert Bray poses next to his Standard Oil gas delivery truck in an undated photograph from the 1950s. The Gardner Historical Museum recently purchased the Bray home, directly behind the museum. The home was built in 1953. Submitted photo

Mica Marriott

The Gardner Historical Museum is excited to share its newest acquisition with the community, the museum recently purchased what they call, “The Bray House,” which is located directly to the north of their current facility.

After the …