The Drummond Home’s annual Heirloom Exhibit opens July 1 at the Fred Drummond Home in Hominy. This is a display of artifacts, normally kept in storage during the year. The exhibit features: vintage clothing, hats, shoes, military and Mason items, quilts, linens and much more. The exhibit will run for the month of July.
Also, plan to attend the Drummond Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 14, when several storytellers will be on hand to share about the Drummond Home’s history. Ice cream will be served.
Fred Drummond was Ladd Drummond’s great-great grandfather. He first worked as a clerk and then purchased the controlling interest in the Osage Mercantile, located in the building where the Pioneer Woman Mercantile is currently located. Fred Drummond was able to purchase the mercantile with funds saved by his wife, Addie Drummond, who sold produce and eggs.
The Fred Drummond Home is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is located at 305 North Price, Hominy, Okla., 74035. The days and hours of operation are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with guided tours offered between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The Drummond Home is also open Sundays from 1-5 p.m. with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m. Due to staff limitations, the Manager Beverly Whitcomb at 918-885-2374, encourages calling for more information or to let staff know of a planned visit.
Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors age 62 and above, $4 for students age six - 18, children five and under, Veterans and active military (with ID) are admitted free. Group rates for 10 and over is $5 each. There is a special family rate of $18 for a family of six.