Our collection consists of dresses, hats, uniforms and children’s clothing dating from the 1800’s.
1890's Ball Gown: Ivory silk two piece dress with ecru lace trim. "Leg o'mutton" style sleeves. Donor: Joanne Baade
Bride's dress - bride unknown. Donor: Jim Negus. West Point Cadet Uniform worn by Windsor Shane Buzza, class of 1988. Donor: Shirley Spain.
1896 Velvet two piece dress with fitted bodice, mandarin collar and silk braid on the skirt. The dress was made in Denmark for Mrs. P.H. Schmidt. She was born in 1852 in Denmark and died in 1920 in Watsonville. Mrs. Schmidt, along with her husband, established Schmidt's dry goods store in Freedom. Donor: Helen Bowen
Dear PVHA Supporter We, along with most other charitable organizations can only exist through the generosity of our benefactors. Our beautiful historic house, museum, and archive must be maintained and preserved for future generations. For our Raffle, we have come up with SIX fabulous prizes with a total value in excess of $5,000. Additionally, the winners get to pick their own prize…first drawn gets first choice, etc. This will be our primary fundraiser for the year. We are hopeful that you share our enthusiasm and will be generous in purchasing many opportunities to win one or more of these wonderful prizes. Thank you for your support. PVHA Board Members, Staff and Volunteers ... See MoreSee Less