Little Loomhouse

The Little Loomhouse is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Louisville Landmark. The Little Loomhouse complex consists of 3 Victorian cabins. The first is named and Esta was built in 1870. Esta is the location in which the song, Happy Birthday was sung for the very first time.

The Little Loomhouse has had the honor of hosting some very famous guests over the years, for example First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and world renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Little Loomhouse is a prime destination for both public and private school field trips and the Little Loomhouse demonstrates and teaches the art of textile weaving at cultural, educational and art events throughout the state. In addition, the Little Loomhouse is the nation's largest repository of original and classic textile patterns.

Mission Statement

To preserve the Lou Tate weaving legacy and historical landmark home and teach hands on textile folk art for all ages. To preserve and promote the historic landmark, Lou Tate center for textile art and education as a cultural destination.


The Details

(38.158,-85.770)
 
  • Address
    328 Kenwood Hill RoadLouisville, KY 40214
  • Contact
    • Stefanie Buzan
  • Phone
    • 502-367-4792
  • Website
  • Interest Area
    • Arts & Culture, Board Development, Children & Youth, Women

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