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October 02, 2019

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Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site hosts Spinning and Weaving Day Oct. 19

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site hosts Spinning and Weaving Day Oct. 19

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, OCT. 2, 2019 – Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site invites the public to the free program "Historical Skills: Spinning and Weaving" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, Saturday, Oct. 19. Olive Boone,wife of Nathan Boone, was no stranger to crafting handmade items during her time on the homestead. Join site staff to see how residents of the Boone homestead transformed raw materials into finished goods. Try your hand at spinning cotton or operating a 19th century barn frame loom. 

Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather and wear insect repellent.

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site is located 2 miles north of Ash Grove at 7850 N. State Highway V. For more information about the event, or for weather related cancellation information, call the historic site at 417-751-3266.

For more information about Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit the web at mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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