Daily Schedule

DATE: JANUARY 13, 2023
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Hours of Operation 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Daily events are subject to change.

*Please note Kidstory is closed for necessary maintenance work through January 16, 2023*

Farm
10:00 a.m. Meet the Calf (at the Freeman Farm, Building #36).

Performances
10:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. A Guided Tour of the Salem Towne House:
Tour the home of a prosperous farmer
(meets in the hallway of the Salem Towne House, Building #16).

11:30 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Meet the Schoolmistress: Learn about school in the 1830s (in the District School, Building #33).

1:00 p.m. Men on the Moon! The beginning of tabloid journalism (in the Richardson House, Building #13).

Music Performances
10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Musical Highlights, The Guitar: Learn about the guitar in New England, and hear a sample of music performed on a 19th-century style guitar at the Fitch House (Building #21).

11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Musical Highlights, The Rocking Melodeon: Listen to a selection of songs on one of the most unusual instruments of the 19th century. Learn about the people that would have played on this instrument, and how it works at the Richardson House, (Building #13).

3:00 p.m. Music Education: Hear about how people of the 1830s learned music at the Richardson House (Building #13).

Trades
Tin Shop (Building #15) Experience our Tinners creating authentic reproductions of household items made from tinned sheet iron.

Printing Office (Building #18) Small printing offices often worked for publishers in Philadelphia, New York, or Boston, printing and binding books for sale anywhere in New England. They often also did smaller printing jobs for local people.

The Carryall (weather permitting)
We offer a horse-drawn carryall ride included with the price of admission. From 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. you can board behind the Bullard Tavern (#3) or in front of the Blacksmith Shop (#39) about every 40 minutes for a ride around the Mill Pond. There is no carryall operating outside of these times.

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