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Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

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Constructed in 1867, Mississippi Valley Textile Museum features a fabulous blend of the old and new all related to the history of the Mississippi Valley and the textile industry. Exhibitions range from early mill history and period mill equipment to cottage industry and eclectic modern fiber art exhibitions. A wonderful collection of unique gifts is also available in their charming gift shop. They also feature an education centre which illustrates the process of manufacturing wool from sheep to sweater, including wool production, dyeing techniques and alternate fiber production through mini exhibitions.

Location: PO Box 784, Rosamond Street East, Almonte Ontario K0A1A0 Telephone 613-256-3754 Fax 613-256-1307

Other History nearby:
(Ottawa) Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions
(Ottawa) Currency Museum/Bank of Canada
(Carp) Diefenbunker Canada's Cold War Museum
(Ottawa) Garden of the Provinces
(Ottawa) Government House
(Almonte) Mill of Kintail Conservation Area

01/24 Coming to The Almonte area
Franklin County Fair Malone NY August3-11 This annual county fair, taking place in late summer, schedules events such as: Rooster Crowing Contest, Truck & Tractor Pull, Horse Show, Clothing Revue Grandstand, 4-H Goat Showmanship/4-H Goat Costume Driving Class.