Oliver Cromwell Museum Handed Over to New Management
An occasion marking the life of Oliver Cromwell, from his days as a school young boy through to his death, was held on Saturday as the management and operation of the gallery, in Huntingdon High Street, was handed to the Cromwell Gallery Trust.
Manager Corinne Galloway stated: “The day went truly well, we had a great deal of people at the gallery. The museum has among the best collection of Cromwellian Information and artefacts in the country and also it is something that Huntingdon can be truly happy with – it is a great asset.”
Throughout the day a procession was held from the town hall, in Market Square, sustained by participants of the Sealed Knot, to the former grammar school.
The keys were after that turned over from Cambridgeshire Area Council, which had actually run the museum for years, to trust chairman Peter Johnson. The trust had taken control of the daily running of gallery in April yet the special event was also a chance to thank those in the regional area and also the community council for its payments.
Also on the day the community’s public society performed a Cromwell scenic tour of the town, in addition to artefacts on display in the town hall.
The regional council additionally presented a host of letters as well as other items of interest in Huntingdon library for the public to view.