Spools & Widgets

A Textile Art Gallery by Edith McBee Hardaway

SCMFG’s feature “Spools & Widgets” is proud to present the artwork of Edith McBee Hardaway. She captures our state’s textile past with a unique style and technique that we are proud to showcase in this gallery. If you wish to learn more about Edith and her work, contact her today. Edith McBee Hardawaybehardaway@gmail.com864 567-1619

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The Story of Oscar Sampson and the Camperdown Mill

Born in Massachusetts in 1829, Oscar Sampson was a descendant of Mayflower passengers.  Sampson grew to become a very prominent businessman in Boston. He served as a director on multiple boards, including Boston’s Merchant Association and The Cotton and Woolen Manufacturer Mutual Insurance Company. While living in Boston in the 1860s, Sampson, along with George […]