Museum hosts annual Cub Scout Day
About 200 Cub Scouts visited the N.C. Transportation Museum Saturday, earning their geography pin and belt loop by completing tasks at several workstations. Cub Scouts then enjoyed a train ride around the museum’s 57 acres.
At the end of the train ride, each pack was given a riddle to solve. The riddle focused on something “in the shadow of a field of blue with 50 stars, and red and white stripes. I won’t be opened until this date.”
The answer to the riddle was 2096, the year a time capsule underneath the museum’s flagpole will be opened. The date represents the bicentennial of Spencer Shops’ opening.
The museum grounds are located on what was once Spencer Shops.