Vintage Clothing Exhibit to reopen

Women’s Club to host visitors Aug. 28

— Daily Freeman-Journal file photos The Webster City Women’s Club will reopen its Vintage Clothing Exhibit on Aug. 28. The display has been closed since March 2020 due to the pandemic. The open hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Visitors to the Vintage Clothing Exhibit will have a chance to tour several rooms filled with fashions from days gone by as well as learning a bit about the former owners of the home, Kendall and Jane Young.

Members of the Webster City Women’s Club invite you to tour the Vintage Clothing Exhibit at the Jane Young House when it reopens on Saturday, Aug. 28. Costumed docents will welcome you to the Jane Young House at 629 Elm Street during the Open Hours from 10 am to 3 pm. The admission fee is $5. Masks are requested.

The tour includes information about the lives of Kendall and Jane Young and the home they built in 1873.

The exhibit, which has been closed since March 2020 due to the pandemic, will include five rooms on the second floor of the historic home of Kendall and Jane Young. Displays honor 4-H and county and state fairs, fashionable choices for a summer lawn party, and a peek at the unmentionables women wore to create stylish silhouettes of the past. Another room invites guests to remember the days when a woman’s work was never done.


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