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Zach Zacharias' History of Textiles and The Industrial Revolution with Spinning Demonstration by Allision Zacharias

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Join the Halifax Historical Museum as we welcome local guest speaker Zach Zacharias and his wife Allison Zacharias for their program on the History of Textiles and The Industrial Revolution. The history of fiber is as old as human civilization. Learn about the history of cotton, linen, wool and discover how the industrial revolution changed the world. Discover this rich history of this basic human necessity from Egypt, Europe including textiles from prehistoric Florida. This industry has a long history of technological innovations from the hand spinners, the waterwheel, to the cotton gin. Enjoy this history presentation and a spinning demonstration from Allison Zacharias who spins alpaca fur. This is a joint presentation with Zach and wife Allison.