Children’s Day on the Farm
Saturday, May 30, 2015
1pm to 4pm | 13+ $5 & 5 - 12 $3
Includes admission to the farm 10am to 5pm
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum represents a two-generation farm. When you visit the Homeplace, you will see interpreters in period clothing going about their daily chores. You’ll find the perfect blend of artifacts, restored historic structures, and traditional seasonal activities to step you back in time to relive history before the Civil War. Even our livestock includes rare and endangered breeds. We cultivate many varieties of garden plants and field crops; most from heirloom seeds dating back before the Civil War.
In the 1850s, families raised most of their food. Children worked in the garden. Lend a hand in our garden today.
Love clean clothes? Families in 1850 wanted clean clothes too, but worked harder to get
them clean. Try washing “your shirt.” Shirts provided.
Learn to weave:
Learn how to weave cloth for clothing, blankets,and sheets for your 1850 family.
School is in session! Listen for the school bell at 1, 2, and 3pm. Better be on time for class!
Animal scavenger hunt:
What makes these animals so special?
Lend a hand keeping the house clean and in order.
Learn how to make a proper 1850 rope bed. There’s lots of sweeping to do too!
Teamster training: Learn how to work the mules and oxen. Try your hand at our teamster training course.
Children will learn to do 1850’s farm chores and earn credits for their hard work. Children can visit the Children’s Day General Store and trade credits for 1850 type goodies.
For more information call 931-232-6457 or visit LandBetweenTheLakes.us