Taste of History

LOTS OF SPICE IN HER LIFE

Decades of collecting and with thousands of shakers on display, Ruth Rasmussen and her husband Cecil have delighted folks from all over the world with their salt and pepper shakers.

We are proud to have the collection as a prized tourist attraction for Traer.

We still have more than

12,000 DONATED PAIRS IN STORAGE

IN THE NEWS

Founders & Directors

FOLKS THAT MADE THE GALLERY POSSIBLE

Shaker Gallery Board Members

 

Ellen Young

 

Darlys Hulme

Marsha Mason

Maurita Haldy

A GRACIOUS THANK YOU TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS

THAT MADE THIS GALLERY A REALITY.

MAJOR FUNDING AND DONATIONS PROVIDED BY:

City of Traer

Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc., – Dysart

Black Hawk County Gaming Association

State of Iowa, Department of Cultural Affairs

Traer Development Corporation

Traer Community Foundation

Tama County Community Foundation

Farmers Savings Bank & Trust – Traer

and many more generous contributions from private donors