Welcome to The Depreciation Lands Museum

Explore the fascinating world of early American textile production at the Depreciation Lands Museum’s interactive textile area. Our collection includes a variety of looms, such as a barn loom and a table loom, where visitors can witness the intricate process of weaving firsthand. Our knowledgeable interpreters demonstrate how these looms operate, providing a hands-on experience that brings history to life.

Additionally, we delve into the fascinating journey of flax, from plant to fabric, illustrating how it was transformed into a shirt. This engaging exhibit offers a unique opportunity to appreciate the craftsmanship and ingenuity of early American settlers. Whether you’re a history buff, a student, or simply curious about traditional textile methods, our interactive textile area offers an educational and immersive experience that highlights the importance of weaving in early American life. Come and discover the art and science behind the textiles that clothed a nation.