We rotate our family collections exhibits every 6 months: at the beginning of April and the beginning of October. The beds have been used to display embroidered pillow cases, sleeping bonnets, hand stitched quilts and large US Flags. Body forms display children's, ladies', and menswear that was made and worn by the Pound family in the 1800's. A glass top case has been host to exhibits of: Unusual Textiles, 1800's School Books, Order of the Eastern Star items, WWI memorabilia, and Pound family Christmas ornaments. We also host a variety of traveling exhibits throughout the year. Check our calendar for special exhibit events.
1900’s Sailor-Style Dress
This light blue, cotton dress with white piping was machine-sewn by one of the Pound descendants. This style was advertised for use by school girls (ages 14-18), as it was considered to be in good taste and would remain stylish for years to come.
Pound Family Handkerchiefs
On display through June 2019. Displayed throughout the house is a portion of the larger handkerchief collection. Dating to the 1880’s, a range of styles are represented. Some are hand embroidered, while others were part of a boxed gift set.