Because of one woman's dream that future generations might understand and study the frugal and pioneer beginnings of the West, the Museum known as "My House of Old Things" still brings tourists to Ancho from May until October. Jackie Straley Silvers was a descendent of the Straley family who homesteaded there the early part of the century.
Jackie told us that certain objects move and occasionally the movement is to another room. She believes that the visitors were responsible for some of the movement but there were some objects that were either not possible to move (being in a display case). She had also noticed the there were unusual noises that came from the deserted buildings around the town and was curious if "ghosts" were the culprit.
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