The Conococheague Institute’s 2014 Farm Life 1820s Festival at Rock Hill Farm

 

→Farm weekend 1820s Aug. 16 in Welsh Run – Chambersburg Public Opinion

The Conococheague Institute will present an interactive look at Pennsylvania farm life in the 1820s  on Aug. 16 and 17 at the historic Rock Hill Farm.

On-going programming throughout the weekend will allow visitors to explore day-to-day life in the 1820s:

  • Visit a typical home of the time and learn about the day to day lives of those early Pennsylvanians.
  • Learn about early 19th century cooking and preparing a family meal.
  • Converse with a Farmer to learn about what it took to run a farm in the 1820′s and how other businesses were developed from that farm to serve the surrounding community.
  • Learn about the tobacco trade and discover how pipe tobacco and cigars were made.
  • See a Pennsylvania Long Rifle and learn about game hunting in the 1820s
  • Learn about traveling ministers of Early America
Related Posts
→ Preserving Pennsylvania: A series about the state's 25-year history of saving local farms - PennLive.com Starting Monday, PennLive will begin its series "Preserving Pennsylvania," which will tell their stories. Lancaster leads ...
→ Lehigh Valley fall festivals: a guide - The Morning Call Please note the Scarecrow Fest at The Easton Farmer's Market has been cancelled.
→ A Look Back in History: Georgian Keystones not just for mansions
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Dauphin County, PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
→ Pennsylvania Folkways: The Dutch country scarecrow - Reading Eagle
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Cumberland County, PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
→ A Look Back in History: Colonial Trade with the Port of Philadelphia - Berks-Mont News
Outbuildings of the Pennsylvania Dutch Family Farm
→ Design Intervention: Filling the farmyard - LancasterOnline A short examination of the many types of outbuildings that would've been found on a typical Pennsylvania Dutch family farm.
Source: dutchbelted.com
→ Organic dairy in Paradise is a breed apart - LancasterOnline The 40 strong purebred Dutch Belted herd that produces the milk for Amish-owned Dutch Meadows Organic Dairy thrive on the 100% grass-based ...
→ The Historian: Fences and the Antes Garden - berksmontnews.com
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Lancaster County, PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
Award winning Ghanaian cocoa farmer visits Hershey
→ Ghanaian officials visit Hershey - Lebanon Daily News
→ Colonial Fair and Muster better than pulling teeth - Herald Mail Media God bless modern dentistry! Looking for more things to do and see in Franklin County? Click here.  video platformvideo managementvideo ...
PHOTOS | Farms Near Intercourse, PA
All photos © visitpadutchcountry.com
Preserving Pennsylvania: A series about the state’s 25-year history of saving local farms
Lehigh Valley fall festivals guide
Georgian Keystones not just for mansions
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Dauphin County, PA
Pennsylvania Folkways: The Dutch country scarecrow
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Cumberland County, PA
A Look Back in History: Colonial Trade with the Port of Philadelphia
Outbuildings of the Pennsylvania Dutch Family Farm
Dutch Meadows Organic Dairy in Paradise PA is a breed apart
The Historian: Fences and the Antes Garden
PHOTOS | Barns & Farms of Lancaster County, PA
Award winning Ghanaian cocoa farmer visits Hershey
VIDEO | Conococheague Institute’s Colonial Fair and Muster better than pulling teeth
Photo of the day for December 9, 2014
PHOTOS | Farms Near Intercourse, PA

Comments are closed.