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Sheep to Shawl, Part 3: The Spinning Wheel

In this week's episode, Candiss Cowan introduces us to the spinning wheel, which was used to turn wool and flax (which became linen) into yarn.

In this week’s episode, Candiss Cowan introduces us to the spinning wheel, which was used to turn wool and flax (which became linen) into yarn.

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Meet RHS Intern, Antonia ten Holder

It’s January. The days are long yet short, and the prospect of spring is still many months away. But at the Ridgefield Historical Society, there is a definite energy and

Scott House Journal, January 2023

This edition of the Scott House Journal includes Jack Sanders’ recommendations on what items are worth saving to help future historians provide an accurate view of the past; as well

Picks from the Archive: Rob Orr

In this “Picks from the Archive,” Ridgefield Historical Society volunteer, Rob Orr, shares some of the resources he used to learn more about his home and its history.

Scott House Journal, October 2022

This edition of the Scott House Journal includes stories on the inaugural Witness Stones installation in Ridgefield at the David Scott House, also the Historical Society headquarters; and a wonderful

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