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Turning back the clock

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Mallory Jones, a seasonal interpreter at the Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid, tries on a Victorian-era dress with help from Vicki Jackson, interpretive resource specialist. On Saturday, historic site staff will present an outdoor fashion show of fashionable styles for men and women in the 1860s.
(Photo by Michelle Felter, Staff)
The Hunter-Dawson Historic Site will hold fashion show Saturday

NEW MADRID -- The Hunter-Dawson Historic Site will turn back the clock almost 150 years this weekend, as site staff present a Victorian Fashion Show.

During tours of the historic site, people often ask questions about clothing and lifestyle during the 1860s, when the house was built. "So we just thought this might be a good thing to do," said Michael Comer, site administrator.

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