Hats Off to The Red Mill Museum Village Textile Volunteers

As anyone who is involved in a nonprofit knows, most nonprofits cannot function without the amazing work of their volunteers — people who give hours of their own time to help a cause near and dear to their hearts. At the Red Mill Museum Village, our volunteers have...

A Brief History of Quilt Making and Quilt Airing

On Sunday, July 24th, the Red Mill Museum Village will feature its annual Quilt Airing event. So we thought it would be interesting to give you a brief bit of history about quilting in the United States and how quilt airing became an annual event in many villages and...

Moving to Clinton, NJ: Complete Guide

If you want to live in a town that looks like it came straight out of a picture book, then Clinton, New Jersey, is the perfect choice! This seemingly small town with some 2,700 residents has a lot to offer, from marvelous Thai restaurants to upscale boutiques and...

Men’s Swimwear Uncovered

By Elizabeth Cole Swim trunks, shorts designed to be worn by men while swimming, came into fashion during the mid-1930s. Trunks replaced much bulkier types of swimwear, which covered the entire torso and was often heavy and hot. Because many men wanted to visit...

Hunterdon County Treasure: Elizabeth Grandin

By Elizabeth Cole Elizabeth Grandin, was a noted artist and descendent of one of Hunterdon Counties oldest families. Elizabeth was born in 1889 in Hamden, New Jersey.  Her early years were spent at Miss Dana’s, a finishing school in Morristown, where she received her...

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