CUMBERLAND — Michael and Kimber Liller recently donated a vintage postal booth to Allegany Museum.
The Lillers have been avid collectors of antiques and memorabilia that they displayed in their home. When they downsized, the couple offered their vintage postal booth for sale among other items.
Museum board secretary Jerry Robinette noticed the booth among the sale items and told the Lillers about the Allegany Museum’s renovation of the first floor of the museum at 3 Pershing St. The 1933 building housed a post office on the first floor, and the second floor housed a federal courthouse. The postal booth dated from the days of the Pershing Street post office.
The Lillers decided to donate the postal booth to the museum.
Kimber Liller said that she is glad that it will now be part of the Allegany Museum, “where it can be appreciated, protected and generations can enjoy it.”
The booth is installed on the first floor and will be used by volunteers to welcome and assist visitors and collect donations when the Crossroads of America exhibition is completed in early 2018.
To volunteer or offer a donation to the museum, call 301-777-7200 or visit http://alleganymuseummd.org/get-involved/.