Donate through Estate Planning

Leave an enduring legacy with a charitable bequest to the Laws Museum  

Estate planning

With the help of an attorney, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift to be made to the
Laws Railroad Museum & Historical Site as part of your estate plan.  Or

Making a bequest 
•    Percentage bequest – The gift may be of a percentage of your estate
•    Specific bequest – You may leave a specific dollar amount or a specific asset
•    Residual bequest – The gift may also be the balance or residue of your estate

The Benefits
•    Receive an estate tax charitable deduction
•    Reduce the burden of taxes on your family
•    Leave a lasting legacy to charity

Other ways to bequeath a gift
•    Include a bequest to Laws Railroad Museum & Historical Site in your will or revocable trust
•    Designate Laws Railroad Museum & Historical Site as a full, partial or contingent beneficiary of
•    Your retirement account (IRA, 401(k), 403(b) or pension)
•    Name Laws Railroad Museum & Historical Site as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy

Contact us

  • If you have any questions about leaving a bequest to the Laws Museum and Historical Site, please feel free to contact us at lawsrailroadmuseum@gmail.com or call us at (760) 873-5950. We will be happy to assist you. 
  • If you have already been so generous as to include a bequest to Laws Railroad Museum & Historical Site as part of your estate plan, we would like to recognize you and your family for your generosity with your permission.

Bishop Museum & Historical Society (dba: Laws Railroad Museum & Historical Site)
PO Box 363 
Bishop, CA  93515

We are a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation
Federal Tax I.D. number: 95-24086

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