Candiss talks about how the wool was transformed into yarn on the spinning wheel and what tasks were given to different members of the family. She also comments on the tedious nature of this work and how it inspired fairy tales like Rumpelstiltskin and Sleeping Beauty.
Sheep to Shawl, Part 4: Making Yarn
Dr. Darla Shaw sat down with Elaine Kelemen to talk about her fascinating life in Ridgefield.
How different life would have been for Rachel Wallace Dauchy a Ridgefield resident almost 300 years ago!
If you have experience (professional or volunteer), managing projects from start to finish and are interested in Ridgefield, we have great volunteer opportunities for you!
Phil brings his extensive historic preservation experience to our organization helping us to safeguard significant buildings in town.