Museum Events

Fall Lecture Dinner

Early Textile Mills of Alamance County: 1834 - 1880

Thursday, October 27,2022

6:00 PM


Michelle's Kitchen & Table

2461 S Church St Burlington, NC 27215

$50 per person


The Lecture will trace the development of "Alamance Plaid" fabric and will

discuss the early water-powered textile mills owned by members of the Holt,

Trollinger, Newlin, Williamson, Swepson, and Gant families.  Learn how the

textile industry contributed to the demography and social conditions of early

Alamance County.


Advance Registration Required

For reservations call Alamance County Historical Museum


Seating is limited to 40 persons 




This a continuing event

Plants will be sent at appropriate time for planting.


Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Alamance 
County Historical Museum, Inc. was the birthplace of Edwin
Michael Holt, a pioneer in the southern textile industry.

Museum activities are sponsored in part by a grant from the NC Humanities Council.