As part of “First Friday,” the Lynchburg Museum at 901 Court Street will have extended hours on Friday, April 6th from 5p.m. until 8p.m. In celebration of spring, this month the Museum will highlight 19th and 20th century wedding gowns and associated materials. Admission to the Museum is FREE.
Wedding items from the 1830s through the 1960s will be showcased. Objects include wedding gowns, gloves, shoes, invitations, and wedding planning guides. Of special note, the gloves and ribbons worn by Elivra Daniel on her wedding day in 1836 at Point of Honor will be on display. Operated by the Lynchburg Museum System, Point of Honor interprets Lynchburg life during the “Era of Good Feelings” from 1815-1830. The home is open daily for tours.
All materials will remain on display throughout the weekend. The Museum is open Saturday 10a.m.-4p.m. and Sunday noon-4p.m. For more information, call (434) 455-6226, or visit www.pointofhonor.org, the Museum’s Facebook page, Twitter @LburgMuse, or Instagram @LburgMuse.