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Spinning & Dyeing with Barbara Johns


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

41.241340 -73.973453

County: Rockland
Region: Lower Hudson


  • September 17, 2022, 11:00AM


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. Organization Hosting the Event Palisades Interstate Park Commission Phone Number 845-786-2521

Additional Information

Event Duration (hours): 5

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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