Keeping Warm in the 19th Century

MORRISTOWN, NJ – During the last half of the 19th century, the northeastern U.S. was pounded by massive blizzards that dropped four to five feet of snow in many parts of the country and temperatures so frigid that the East River froze over more than a dozen times.
    To cope with these weather extremes, our Victorian ancestors had only a fireplace or their clothing to shield them from the cold.
    Morris County Historical Society’s new exhibit, “Warmest Winter Fashions, 1860-1900,” highlights nearly two dozen cold weather garments worn by adults and children, including coats, muffs, and capes. 
     Designed to complement the 30 garments already on display, “Warmest Winter Fashions” will be available from Sunday, Jan. 12, through Tuesday, March 3.
Before visiting Acorn Hall, check Groupon for discounted tickets with an optional MCHS Family Membership. The membership is a perfect gift or to keep for yourself.
Please note, that Acorn Hall is now open for tours, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Tuesday in addition to Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.        
 

Contact Information
  1. Amy Curry
  2. 9732673465
  3. mchsacornhall@gmail.com
Wed, January 15
1:00 pm — 4:00 pm
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MORRISTOWN, NJ – During the last half of the 19th century, the northeastern U.S. was pounded by massive blizzards that dropped four to five feet of snow in many parts of the country and temperatures so frigid that the East River froze over more than a dozen times.
To cope with these weather extremes, our Victorian ancestors had only a fireplace or their clothing to shield them from the ...

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