Tara in Morristown: The height of Civil War fashion, at Historic Speedwell

Civil War fashion show at Historic Speedwell. Photo by Jeff Sovelove
Civil War fashion show at Historic Speedwell. Photo by Jeff Sovelove
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The Lincoln & Lee's Ladies Historic Fashion Show at Historic Speedwell. Photo by Jeff Sovelove
The Lincoln & Lee’s Ladies Historic Fashion Show at Historic Speedwell. Photo by Jeff Sovelove

 

Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara would have felt right at home this weekend at Historic Speedwell.

The Morristown venue presented the Lincoln and Lee’s Ladies Historic Fashion Show, and MorristownGreen.com contributor Jeff Sovelove was there with cameras blazing.

Have a look now at the hoop skirts, lace collars and hand-knitted shawls that were the height of Civil War fashion:

Photos by Jeff Sovelove.

Our thanks to Jeff for sharing these glimpses of our history!

GONE WITH THE WIND? Hardly!  Historic Speedwell keeps Civil War fashion alive. Photo by Jeff Sovelove
GONE WITH THE WIND? Hardly! Historic Speedwell keeps Civil War fashion alive. Photo by Jeff Sovelove
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