thm sm arial view of mill village

Phone: 336-270-6374

Our extensive collection represents over a century and a half of textile history in Alamance County and North Carolina. We maintain original paper documents, journals, photographs, personal effects, fabric samples, and machinery used in the textile manufacturing process. Many artifacts are on exhibit, some on a rotation, and some in conservation. Through these artifacts, we tell a variety of stories about the mills and people who worked and lived throughout the textile communities of Alamance County and North Carolina.

If you are a fellow museum/historic site professional, researcher, writer, or perhaps a descendant of a former mill village resident or mill worker seeking additional information on the history of the textile industry, we are more than happy to assist you in your search. The Archives Department is open by appointment only on designated days and times of the week.

Prior to a visit to the museum please call us at (336)-260-0038, or email us at to set up an appointment. Please allow a minimum of two weeks notice so we may prepare your visit.

For some additional information on the preservation and restoration of the Glencoe Mill Village please visit:

Historic District Designation Report: Glencoe Mill & Village

NC State Library Collection:

Glencoe Village: Hedgehog Holdings, LLC: