This virtual exhibit is the result of a collaboration between the China National Silk Museum, the Center for Chinese Art of William Paterson University and the Paterson Museum. Incorporating 84 artifacts from 41 museums in 15 countries, the exhibition details the origin, development and transmission...

The Paterson Great Falls has dual, sometimes conflicting, identities. The first, as a natural wonder, a scenic beauty and a tourist attraction. The second, as a source of power, providing the energy needed by the industries that developed into the City of Paterson....