Steamboat Era Museum prepares for new exhibits, Potomac pilothouse

IRVINGTON—On February 3, volunteers gathered at the Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, to begin the preparations for new exhibits and the installation of the Potomac pilothouse in the fall.

To make room for the pilothouse, volunteers disassembled the country store and cannery exhibits, reported executive director Barbara Brecher. Other exhibits were removed from the exhibition hall to allow some interior walls to be removed.

The 2018 season, which will begin in late April, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the museum’s founding, said Brecher…