1719 William Trent House

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Today’s Colonial History Bits for New Jersey and Mercer County

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Women’s Fashionable Hair in Colonial America in the 1700’s.

http://www.suite101.com/content/for-colonial-women-high

photo from the article referenced above

The article talks about women using feathers, other decorations, and putting a colonial version of “bumpit” to raise their hair up high!!

 

 

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Visit the William Trent House Museum!  Beautifully restored to the 1719 condition.

http://www.williamtrenthouse.org/

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Written by sallykwitt

August 9, 2011 at 9:17 pm

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