Death Anniversary of Elias Howe – The Inventor of Sewing Machine

Elias Howe, Jr. was born on July 9, 1819, to Dr. Elias Howe, Sr., and Polly (Bemis) Howe in Spencer, Massachusetts. Howe spent his childhood and early adult years in Massachusetts where he apprenticed in a textile factory in Lowell beginning in 1835. After mill closings due to the Panic of 1837, he moved to … Continue reading Death Anniversary of Elias Howe – The Inventor of Sewing Machine

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