Flax Scutching (Huh?)

Every year for the last 109 years in Stahlstown, Pennsylvania, there is a Flax Scutching Festival. Nowadays, it’s held to commemorate the process of turning Flax into Linen for spinning. In the early 1700s, people would grow acres of flax plants because they needed to have the linen cloth made from it for their clothing, … More Flax Scutching (Huh?)