Quassik Road, Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: 203-733-3285.
On Thursday, March 31, 2011 the History Bites Lecture Series continues sponsored by the Old Woodbury Historical Society with Lorianne Witte and Joe Mangini--topic: Late 17th Century Weaving and the Barn Loom Restoration Project. This presentation will focus on the restoration of the barn loom donated by Lucian and Faith Warner. Topics covered will include: the history of the loom, research and restoration, late 17th century weaving dyeing processes, and spinning. Weather permitting, following the program guests will be invited to the Hurd House to view the Barn Loom and other items in the collection. All lectures are at Noon. Bring lunch. Beverages and desserts are provided. Please call for further information. Reservations requested but not required. Suggested donation:$2 per lecture.