History in the Making

Posts by Matthew Kelly

Deck the Halls at the Historic Snuggs...

Deck the Halls at the Historic Snuggs House Museum!
Celebrate the holidays at the Historic Snuggs House Museum! Come admire holiday decor featuring wreaths, garlands, and the sparkle of hundreds of lights. Admission is free and events take place every Saturday in December from 1 to 4 PM. This will be in addition to the Toys of Christmas Past exhibit. The Snuggs House Museum is located at [...]

New Exhibit – Mills of Stanly C...

New Exhibit – Mills of Stanly County
Stanly County Museum’s current exhibit is about the textile mills of Stanly County. Beginning in 1897 when Efird Mills opened their doors, this exhibit follows the rise and fall of the textile mills. Artifacts on display include the steam whistles from Wiscassett Mills, photographs of early 19th century mill worker children, a Wiscassett [...]