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Historical museum scores points with hometown sports exhibit

History can be serious business, but it also leaves room for fun and games.

The proof is in an exhibit unveiled amid much fanfare during a two-hour reception at the Skagit County Historical Museum in La Conner Thursday night.

“Hometown Skagit” focuses on how sports have shaped communities in the area, offering glimpses into championship teams and prominent figures from the turn of the 20th century to modern times.

The exhibit, guest curated by Briana Mabson, who has a master’s degree in Museology from the University of Washington, offers a bit of something for every sports fan.

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