May 26, 2018 10:30 AM
Program repeated 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Help farmers stake poles and plant a variety of beans. Once harvested and dried later in the season, beans will be shelled for winter cooking.
May 26, 2018 01:00 PM
Tour repeat 2:00PM to 3:00PM
During a special hands-on guided tour, learn about the domestic help at the Fosters' home, The Willows, during WWI era. Help the maid with some house-hold chores. At the end of the tour, assist in the preparation of historic foods for the cook to bake in the wood-burning stove.
Jun 16, 2018 01:00 PM
Tour Cooper Gristmill and watch demontrations of tools powered by hands and feet. See a foot-powered scroll saw, one- and two-man saws, angular boring machine, stone jack, treadle sewing machines, and hand drills. Try some tools yourself.