Umbrella Cover Museum

Nancy 3. Hoffman is a self-confessed eccentric. For a start, she decided to legally change her middle name to '3'. She's a professional accordion player, which is definitely an unusual occupation. And then she created the world's only Umbrella Cover Museum on Peaks Island, Maine in 1996. The museum is still going strong. Due to Covid, it had an outdoor exhibit this year.

Back in 2012, Guinness recognized Nancy 3 for having the largest collection of umbrella covers in the world. At the time that was 730. She now has around 2000 covers.

More info: Maine Today, twitter

     Posted By: Alex - Sat Sep 05, 2020
     Category: Museums | Collectors

Accordion players are common in Cajun Louisiana; the accordion is an integral part of their music.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 09/05/20 at 12:58 PM
Right, but their music is pleasurable. Nancy 3's music is not.
Posted by ges on 09/05/20 at 11:12 PM
Mama's got a squeezebox . . .
Posted by Phideaux on 09/06/20 at 09:47 AM
I would have guessed that the world’s largest collection of umbrella covers consisted of three covers...
Posted by Brian on 09/06/20 at 12:07 PM
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