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  Connecticut
 
Fairfield
 
Fairfield Historical Society
 
636 Old Post Road
 
Fairfield  CT  06824    
 
Phone  203 259-1598
 
Web Site  http://www.fairfieldhs.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@fairfieldhs.org
 
Description  society operates local museum, historic Ogden House, six town-owned                         historic structures
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection A-F  Clocks
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003


 
Wethersfield

  Webb Deane Stevens Museum

  211 Main Street

  Wethersfield  CT   06109    

  Phone 860 571-8636

  Web   http://www.webb-deane-stevens.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@webb-deane-stevens.org

  Description  three house museums at one location

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection  Silver

  New or Updated   2/8/2006
 

  Connecticut

  Willimantic

  Windham Textile and History Museum

  157 Union-Main Street

  Willimantic  CT   06226    

  Phone   860 456-2178

  Web Site  http://www.millmuseum.org/

  Description  former American Thread Co  mill store, library 7 warehouse

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Mill

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Era   1877

  New or Updated:  2/15/2006

DC
Washington
Textile Museum
2320 S Street NW
Washington DC 20008

Phone
202 667-0441
Web Site
www.textilemuseum.org/
Description historic handmade textiles, focus on non-Western rugs and other textiles
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Industry Profession Textiles

  DE

  New Castle

  Old Library Museum

  40 E Third St

  New Castle  DE  19720    

  Phone  302 322-2794

  Web Site  http://www.newcastlehistory.org/houses/library.html

  Alt Web  http://www.newcastlecity.org/visitors/bldgs.html - Library%20Museum

  Description  located in 1892 Victorian building, houses changing exhibits

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type Library

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  New or Updated:  1/17/2007


  Delaware

  Wilmington

  Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

  Route 52

  Wilmington DE  19735    

  Phone   302 888-4600

  Web Site www.winterthur.org

  Toll Free 600 448-3883

  E-mail    mailto:tourinfo@winterthur.org

  Description  Henry Francis DuPont mansion, 60 acre garden

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection N-Z   Paintings

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  8/13/2006

Georgia
Dalton
Crown Gardens and Archives/Hamilton House
715 Chattanoogas Avenue
Dalton GA 30720

Phone
706 278-0217
Web Site
http://www.daltoncvb.com/cvb/attractions.htm
Description
mill predates carpet industry, helped created chenille cloth; Hamilton House, gardens, local history museum, bedspread museum also on site
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Mill
Industry Profession Textiles
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