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24th Annual History Camp
The Friends of Herkimer Home
& Herkimer Home State Historic Site
July 14 - July 17 from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
from 2 pm to 4 p.m.
History need not always be learned from a book.
This day camp is for
young children ages 8 through 12.
Guided by costumed staff and volunteers, campers will
experience some of the work and play of colonial life on the Mohawk Valley
frontier. In addition to various
household and farm activities, junior historians will try their hands at rope
making, toys and games, militia drilling, paper marbling, flax processing, and
other 18th century activities.
Sunday afternoon is History Camp Open House for family, friends, and the public. There will be activities for the campers and
their families. Special History Camp refreshments will be
Registration fee includes all supplies and
more information call Herkimer Home at 315-823-0398 Space is
limited to 20 children.
HerkimerHome StateHistoricSite Colonial Kids!
Programs for children
at 10am & 2pm
for a fun-filled 45 min. program. No reservations required. $1.00 per child
July 2- Colonial fun: Toys & Games on the Frontier
July 9- Exploring Native Mohawk Critters
July 23- Colonial Dress-up: Learn
about 18thc clothes
July 30-Muster with the Militia: Learn a militia drill
August 6- Colonial Crafts: Felting
August 13- Colonial Music: Songs of the Erie Canal
Herkimer Home NYS Historic Site is raffling off this beautiful White House replica dried floral arrangement by the world famous Cathy Miller! Tickets are $5.00 each or three for $10.00! Call or stop into the Herkimer home to purchase tickets. The winner will be notified at the end of out 2014 season. FormoreinformationonCathyMillerclickhere.