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The Orange County Historical Museum
is proud to be a valuable resource for education and enjoyment for
Orange County residents, and a tourist destination for visitors to
Hillsborough and Orange County.

The Orange County History Museum remains in operation due to the kindness of our friends and community.

Please consider a donation to our Museum through Paypal.


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Check out our Support Page to learn how to get involved!


Become a Member Today!

The Orange County Historical Museum is now offering Individual and Business memberships!

Your membership will help our Museum to grow as we work to make our exhibits more family friendly, involved our community in digital history projects, and help share our history across generations. Please help us continue to bring Orange County history and people together!

Check out the Membership Levels and Benefits on our Support Page!

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Thank you to our Founding Business Members!

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Check out the Museum's Blog here.


Take a virtual tour! Our online version of the museum is up and running, featuring Native American, Colonial, Regulators, Civil war and Reconstruction tours, with more to come in our Virtual Museum.

About the Historical Foundation of Hillsborough and Orange County

Job Posting: Seeking Permanent Part-Time Museum Coordinator

The Orange County Historical Museum is seeking a part-time museum coordinator to work approximately 25-30 hours per week to meet workload requirements, Wed– Fri with some evening and weekend hours required. Compensation: $10.00 per hour. オンライン カジノ

  • The museum coordinator is responsible for ensuring that daily museum operations tasks are completed. These include opening the museum, greeting and providing visitor services, ensuring the museum is clean, answering visitor and researcher inquiries, managing gift shop sales and inventory and closing the museum.
  • The museum coordinator assists the executive director in creating, updating and maintaining museum publicity, marketing, and social media efforts.
  • The museum coordinator will assist in identifying viable resources for new grant funding, and take primary responsibility for the development and completion of grant applications
  • The museum coordinator will be asked to provide assistance to the executive director for other tasks and projects on an as-needed basis. cassino online brasil
  • The museum coordinator works with the executive director and committees to coordinate details for special events and public programming.
  • The museum coordinator recruits, schedules, and assists in oversight and training of volunteers to complete museum projects and maintain daily museum operations. nätcasino

To be successful in this position the candidate should be self-motivated, organized, possess excellent communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and social networking sites, and should have a working knowledge of American social and cultural history. casino online

Knowledge of database software (PastPerfect and LittleGreenLight, for example) a plus. Teaching experience with K-12 students is desirable.

A successful candidate for this position must be comfortable and enjoy interacting with the public and speaking to small and large groups.

The Orange County Historical Museum, located in Hillsborough, NC, enlightens and engages its diverse community of Orange County students and visitors from around the world by preserving and interpreting the history of Hillsborough and Orange County. The museum houses and displays unique Orange County artifacts and documents, provides hands-on history programs for children, and offers a variety of events, exhibits, and family activities.

To learn more about the museum, visit our site at and our blog, .

To be considered for this positions, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Candace Midgett at <>. casa de apostas
Deadline: December 18, 2015.

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Our Mission
The mission of the Historical Foundation of Hillsborough and Orange County is to enlighten and engage our community and visitors from around the world by preserving and interpreting the history of Hillsborough and Orange County. apostas esportivas

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