Bricks used by Henry Dillon in building the second Floyd County courthouse which replaced the original 1832 structure.
Hansel Roberson crafted this mandolin using curly maple for the sides and neck.
Alice Peterman Tise created this summery table covering for use in her home on Oxford Street.
A lively 2016 interview with Arva Conner Coleman, age 95, on farm life, one-room schools, and enterprise. She believed, “you’ve got to work. Work’s the one thing that has to go on.”
Tricentennial model parlor organ available through the Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog.
Craftsman style chair built by the Rev. J.M. Tise.
This pattern quilted by a member of Jessie Tise Heafner’s family is also known as “Garden Path.”
Rainbow colors forming a dazzling bedcover donated by Jessie Tise Heafner.
The soapstone used in this Marie Goad piece was carved with woodworking tools.
Edd Nolen built this chest which Herman Heafner gave to his wife Jessie.
Selma Keith’s eye for details included adding plate rails for this miniature cupboard.
Charles Wesley Gardner carried this saber while serving with Company B, 54th Regiment, Pelham’s Battery.
Ice skate used for skating on frozen mill ponds including the one at the George Phlegar Mill.
Purchased and handmade tools for shoemaking including a repurposed Civil War Schenkel shell anvil.
Alice Kingrea’s choice of bright colors and embroidered botanicals makes a simple chair pad pop.
Dodd Creek Mill was the final name in a series of milling operations going back to 1777 outside the Town of Floyd.
Dark wooden furniture was protected and brightened by the use of dresser scarves.
Curtis Turner was the track manager in the early years of the Floyd Speedway.
Asa Bishop built this loom for his wife Julia Dodd Bishop prior to the Civil War.
Egg basket with extra rods and weaving strengthening the handle and rim.
Goodall Mills lap robe used by Dr. R. Gamble See.
Iron post once embedded in a section of sidewalk next to the 1850 church building.
One of three Jessie Tise Heafner quilts in our collection pieced from kits.