Children's Day on the Farm

Event Details

Date: March 30, 2019
Time: 10:00 am—4:00 pm
Location: Historic Brattonsville

Event Description:

Find out how children contributed to 18th and 19th century farm life!

• Magician Simon St. Clair
• Leonard Bergey—plowing demonstration
• Candle-dipping, butter churning, quill pen writing
• Clay marble-making
• Milking demonstration featuring Brattonsville’s milk cow, Nettle
• Barnyard tours featuring live animals
• Chicken egg hunt 
• 18th century cooking 
• Tape weaving 
• Toys and games 
• Making wooden pegs in the woodworking barn 
• Gardening activities, including planting, hoeing, and building a wattle fence
• Blacksmithing
• 19th century school activities
• Homestead and Col. Bratton House tours
• Concessions

Adults $10 • Seniors $8 • Youth 4-7 $6
3 and under free; CHM members free