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Heritage Recipe #3 – How to Make Hard Soap

By Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum / April 13, 2020 /

Directions for Making Hard Soap This hand written recipe for making hard soap was donated to the Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum in 1977.  It shows a recipe for hard soap made with rosin, a resin from pine. Rosin soap was most commonly used for laundry. 1 pound of rosin 6 pounds of grease* 6 pounds…

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Heritage Recipes From the Lutz Mountain Meeting House #2

By Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum / April 7, 2020 /

Cornell Bread While searching through a box of archive documents recently, we came across this recipe for Cornell Bread. What is Cornell Bread you may ask? It is a highly nutritious bread – a low cost alternative to more expensive high protein foods. It was developed during World War II by Dr. Clive McCay, a…

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Summer Employment Update

By Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum / April 1, 2020 /

The summer is still months away but no one can predict whether we will be able to open the Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum to visitors. We have applied for summer employment funding through three different grant schemes. Funding through NB’s Community Museums Summer Employment Program for two jobs for nine weeks each was approved before…

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