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The curator of this engaging little museum, Mr. Colville Perry, received an O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire) from Queen Elizabeth II back in 1993, honoring his almost laser-like obsession with salvaging pieces of Anguilla's past. The modest look of the museum belies the range of well-documented artifacts inside, including tools from the Arawak occupation, slave shackles, and 19th-century household items. The gracious and soft-spoken Mr. Petty, who is the island's most prominent historian, is almost always on hand to answer questions, and you can even buy one of his books on the history of the island.