In this final episode, Candiss Cowan tells us where the term “spinster” came from, the origin of the song “Pop Goes the Weasel,” and how every girl by the age of 6 was expected to knit a pair of socks for her brother.
Sheep to Shawl, Part 6: Spinning, Knitting & Weaving
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This fall Witness Stones will commemorate the lives of Dinah and Peter, two enslaved inhabitants of the Scott House.
One person’s trash may be a historian’s treasure.
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