Textile Heritage Museum at Glencoe, North Carolina

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The Textile Heritage Museum is located at the 1880's Glencoe Mill Village, which embodies the distinctive characteristics of mills and mill housing of that era.

The museum is housed in the former company store and office of the now defunct Glencoe Cotton Mill.  It was created for the preservation, study and enjoyment of our rich Southern textile heritage extending from the early nineteenth century into the twenty-first.

Come and learn about the beginnings and growth of cotton mills "down South," water-power, railroads, weaving, hosiery and fashions, mill village life, and today's industry in the Piedmont.

 

 

 

The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4 pm.

Admission is free

Group tours by appointment

Donations appreciated

Directions
 

Take Exit 143 off I-85/40 and follow Highway 62 North.  Bear right at end and follow Rte. 70 (S. Church St.) and 62 North through Burlington.  Take a left on Holt St. and continue on Rte. 62 North. When you cross the Haw River, turn left onto Glencoe Street.  (follow the red line on map.)


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