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    Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller

    National Historical Park Vermont

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  • Starting Wednesday July 23rd Expect Road Closures

    July 23rd, Prosper Trail, North Slope & Middle Pass Trails - west side of the park CLOSED for forestry operations. McKenzie Farm Trail & McKenzie Rd will remain open for access between Prosper Parking Lot and the Pogue. CAUTION Heavy Equipment in use!

Textiles and Clothing

The textile collection consists of fabrics, clothing and accessories from around the world. Many of these items were collected by the Billings Family and the Rockefeller Family during their travels to places like India, China, Greece, Mexico and Japan.

Highlights from the collection:

 
MABI 13696, Dress by Claire McCardell, c. 1950

MABI 13696, Dress by Claire McCardell, c. 1950

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Clothing
MABI 13696, Dress by Claire McCardell, c. 1950

 
MABI 9408, Chinese slippers for bound feet, c. late 19th century

MABI 9408, Chinese slippers for bound feet, c. late 19th century

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Shoes
MABI 9408, Chinese slippers for bound feet, c. late 19th century

 
MABI 9422, Hat from Italy, c. 1960s

MABI 9422, Hat from Italy, c. 1960s

NPS Photo

Hats
MABI 9422, Hat from Italy, c. 1960s

 
MABI 12965, Embroidered Tablecloth from India, c. 1963

MABI 12965, Embroidered Tablecloth from India, c. 1963

NPS Photo

Tablecloths
MABI 12965, Embroidered Tablecloth from India, c. 1963

 
MABI 8088, Rug, Caucasus Region, c. 1850

MABI 8088, Rug, Caucasus Region, c. 1850

NPS Photo

Rugs
MABI 8088, Rug, Caucasus Region, c. 1850

Did You Know?

Autumn leaves, lit by the sun, carpet an uphill stretch of a carriage road. NPS Photo.

45 miles of carriage roads, an early 20th century gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., weave around the granite mountains and valleys of Acadia NP. 14 miles of carriage roads, built in the 1880s by Frederick Billings, traverse the gentle slopes and historic woodlands of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP.