The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Iesha Toft
S-N Contributor 

Handcrafted spinning wheel donated to Royal Museum

 

November 26, 2020

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Royal Museum board member Buddy Yungbluth accepted this handmade spinning wheel from Kathy Miller McClernon as a donation to the Royal Museum. The spinning wheel was handcrafted in 1888 by J. Hullegaard before being gifted to his daughter, Abbie Hjelm.

Hullegaard was the grandfather of Alice Holtheus, a longtime resident of Royal. Kathy Miller McClernon is the great-great-granddaughter of Hullegaard.

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