Historic New Harmony invites schoolchildren to New Harmony, Indiana April 15 through 17, 2020 to experience what life was like in the 1800s through the eyes of a variety of period artisans. This year we welcome back artisans who specialize in paper marbling, wood carving, beekeeping, tinsmithing and weaving, to name just a few. Albert Roberts, who previously conducted the 1800’s doctor presentation, will once again be giving an interactive demonstration on shipping featuring travel, trade, and warfare in the early 1800s. The demonstration will focus on the roles children played on these vessels by using an interactive game.
Rain or Shine Policy: Heritage Artisans Days will happen rain or shine, there will be no refunds for cancellations Please have students bring appropriate clothing for the weather.
Jeff Goris showcasing the art of tinsmithing.×
Students can expect to see the 1800's techniques of beekeeping.×
People in the early 1800's made candles from the tallow or animal fat in a hand dipped process.×
Students can step into a converted pioneer cabin to experience a camera obscura – a walk-in pinhole camera.×
Visit the Salomon Wolf House for kids games.×
Albert Roberts presents an interactive 19th century medical presentation. Albert Roberts will share his strange and obscure medical and scientific knowledge of the 18th and 19th centuries.×
(Learn more about the artisans here.)
Children (over age 5) $5
School personnel are free
One adult per home school family is considered school personnel
School groups interested in attending Heritage Artisans Days should contact Paul Goodman at email@example.com or 812-682-4488.
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