Visitor Information



Cherry Hepplewhite dressing stand.

Object number: 2008.1.1

Dimensions: 16 1/4” x 16 1/4” x 32” tall

Estimated age: ca. 1800-1810

What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…