Homeschool Harvest Day at the Historic Deerfield Museum

Homeschool Harvest Day at the Historic Deerfield Museum

Kids can weave on a loom, learn how farm families lived in the early 1800's, take a 19th-century school lesson, cook on an open hearth, and much more. (Photo credit: Sienna Wildfield)

Homeschool families are invited for an educational celebration of the fall harvest on Wednesday, September 16th, 2009.


  • Go on an agricultural walking tour, card wool, weave on a loom, and help hearth cooks make seasonal foods.
  • Visit the Sheldon House to see how a farm family lived between 1790 and 1810.
  • The Wapping Schoolhouse will be open for early 19th-century lessons.
  • Enjoy a scavenger hunt in the Flynt Center of Early New England Life.
  • Bring a picnic, and have your lunch near the Cooks’ Garden.

Homeschool Harvest Day will be from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on September 16, 2009 at the Historic Deerfield Museum in Deerfield, MA.  Pre-registration is required. Please email Claire Carlson, Education Program Coordinator or call 413-775-7217.

2 Comments on “Homeschool Harvest Day at the Historic Deerfield Museum

  1. The Homeschool Harvest Day at Historic Deerfield sounds great.

    I wanted to pass it on but I noticed the cost wasn’t listed. How much is it?
    Do we preregister with the contact person then pay at the door?

    Thanks, Dorrie

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