718 Main Street

PO Box 24
Gatesville, TX  76528
Phone: (254) 865-5007

HOURS: Tuesday - Saturday

10:00am - 4:00 pm

Admission is free. Donations are welcomed and greatly appreciated.

 

Please take a few minutes to visit our Gift Shop as well.  

 

Our museum is run entirely by volunteers, so please know that your help and ideas are welcome and encouraged.  Get Involved for volunteer opportunities.

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The loom was given to the museum by a man from Tennessee. He told the history of the loom and that it belonged to his grandmother who lived in Coryell County. The loom was made from a hardwood from the area of the present-day courthouse. At the time it was brought to the museum it was in pieces wrapped in a blanket. The pieces were then restored with only one piece missing. The Harrisville Designs graciously donated a piece to take the place of the missing reed.

In the display area is a list of some of the ways yarn was prepared, and some of the plants from which the dyes were made. Go by and look at this interesting piece of history.