It's often the back-stories of these objects that are so interesting. Many have a person’s name engraved on them, and often that name is of a notable person in the history of Wairarapa.


Brian Baxter
Volunteer

Trustee Cobblestones Board

Curious Objects with Brian Baxter

 

Like many museums, Cobblestones is home to a collection one-off, quirky objects that hold some great stories. Cobblestones trustee and volunteer Brian Baxter researches and writes about these objects in regular columns in the Wairarapa Times-Age newspaper, revealing there is much more to them than meets the eye!

 

 

 

 

 

Cobblestones volunteer Brian Baxter

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