Bygone Trades Exhibit

Pictured from left: Levi Pearce, Harry Pearce, Roby Boyer. Location of the Pearce Blacksmith shop – Northwest corner of Howard Chapel Drive and Main Street. Photo furnished by Ritchie L. Haney.

The new exhibit is open October – December. On display are items from local trades, many of which are long gone. Such as: huckster, ice harvester, and harness maker.

The full list of bygone trades:

  • Barber/Surgeon
  • Blacksmith/Farrier
  • Carpenter
  • Carriage Maker
  • Film Projectionist
  • Huckster/Peddler
  • Ice Harvesting
  • Milk Delivery Man
  • Mills owners/workers
  • Dressmaker
  • Milliner
  • Telephone Exchange Operator
  • Shingle Maker
  • Wood Chopper
  • Creamery Operator
  • Film Developer
  • Spinning/weaving
  • Basket making
  • Shoemaker
  • Saddler/Harness maker
  • Stone Mason/Plasterer
  • Tinsmith
  • Wheelwright