OXEN- An explanation of the importance of oxen to early
QUAKER HISTORY - Early Quaker History and how Quaker's influenced Southwestern Ohio and the Early United States.
CHILDREN’S WORK- A view of the importance of children on the frontier while they work to shape a grindstone.
TOWN MEETING- Students experience frontier democracy by taking part in a town meeting and wrestling with a vital issue of the day.
SPINNING- An introduction to the problem of cloth supply for the
CHILDREN’S GAMES- A look at entertainment on the frontier while students try an outdoor game of the 1800s.
WESTERN MOVEMENT -
INDENTURED SERVITUDE- Forty percent of the population of Colonial America arrived under terms of indenture. This station examines the lives of the children who found themselves so situated.
Our 2006 Autumn program runs October 3-6, 9-13 and 16-17, 2006. Our 2007 dates are May 14-24, 2007 and Oct 1-11, 2007. The program takes about 4 hours, running from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 P.M, or as your busing schedule permits. Cost is $5.00 per student. There is no cost for teachers and chaperones.
Please contact me for additional information, or to schedule your visit.