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Spinning & Dyeing with Barbara Johns

Location

Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
44 Battlefield Road
Stony Point, NY 10980

41.241340 -73.973453

County: Rockland
Region: Lower Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 17, 2022, 11:00AM

Details

Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description Did you ever wonder how clothing was made in the days before polyester and nylon? Barbara Johns will demonstrate spinning and dyeing of wool and flaxen fibers as done in the 18th century. From flax breaking to drop spindles, spinning wheels and weaving, Barbara will explain how these spun fibers turned into sheets of cloth for clothing, covering all aspects of fiber arts during the period of the American Revolution. Sponsoring Organization Palisades Interstate Park Commission

Contact Information

michael.sheehan@parks.ny.gov
845-786-2521
https://www.facebook.com/StonyPointBattlefieldAndLighthouse

Additional Information


Event Duration (hours): 5

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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