THE HISTORIC RURAL RETREAT DEPOT
Museum and Event Center  
THE RURAL RETREAT DEPOT FOUNDATION
The mission of the Rural Retreat Depot Foundation is to restore, maintain, and manage the historic Rural Retreat Depot for the benefit of the Community and to preserve the history of the region. The Rural Retreat Depot Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit formed in 2011.  At that time the Rural Retreat Depot was privately owned and was in a state of serious decline.  Today, the Depot houses the Evelyn Lahman History Museum, and provides beautiful rental meeting spaces for events of all kinds, ranging from class reunions to weddings.  

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The Rural Retreat Depot Foundationtm is a 501(c)(3)non-profit charity established in 2011 to acquire, restore and manage the historic Rural Retreat Depottm to benefit the community and to preserve the culture of the region.

Foundation meetings are held every other month. Leadership meets monthly.

OFFICERS for 2019-2021
President................................Frank Akers 
Vice President Facilities ........John Bloomer
Vice President Membership...Amy McBride
Vice President Programs/Marketing...Open
Treasurer................................Lori Guynn
Secretary................................Brenda Atwell

DIRECTORS for 2019-2021

Phyllis Hurt, Chair
Audrey Hedrick
Betsy Perkins
Jeanne Stosser
Ed Schaack


DEPOT MANAGER
Michael Cole   276-206-2048   mikedcole@yahoo.com 



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Contact us:
Email:  info@theruralretreatdepot.com 
Phone:  276-206-2048 

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