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Tying Together the Threads of Heritage

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In 1837, Mike Harmon's ancestor, James Cash Goodwin, left England to seek his fortune in America as a weaver. His ship sank, but he saved his family's weaving patterns. Today Harmon is a sixth generation weaver, continuing a weaving tradition of over two centuries. The Buffalo Creek Weavers in Ashe County weave bedspreads on a century-old loom. The rare colonial patterns on the spreads date back to the early 1700s.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 31 Issue 9, Sept 1999, p20-22, il