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Local women share wedding attire at JY House

Exhibit open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

— Submitted photo A mirrored image of the beautiful wedding gown worn by Mary Ann Erickson is one of many of the items on display on Saturday, July 27, 10am to 3pm at the Jane Young House. The dress is part of the current Vintage Clothing Exhibit entitled “Weddings Through the Years.”

The Vintage Clothing Exhibit at the Jane Young House will be open to the public Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a cost of $5 per person.

On display are four rooms full of bridal attire and accessories worn and used by brides in the past. Dresses from the Dodge family, Linda Singer, the Hillyer girls, Ann Struchen, Charlotte Sherman, the Hemingway and Naden families, and many other local contributors are a part of the current exhibit, “Weddings Through The Years.”

These gowns, dresses, and suits cover the decades beginning in the early 1900’s to the present. Along with the showing of the exhibit, visitors will tour and learn about the Jane Young House and its original residents, Jane and Kendall Young.

The Vintage Clothing Exhibit is housed in the upper level of the Jane Young House, 629 Elm Street in Webster City.

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