100 Years of Silk in the Valley

May 10, 2019

Nonotuck Mills

by Dr. Marjorie Senechal


Silk has been made in China for thousands of years, but its history in the Pioneer Valley only spans about a hundred years, from 1830 to 1930. Dr Marjorie Senechal, who spearheaded The Silk Project a few years ago, gives us a wide-ranging overview of this important chapter in our history.