Family Programs

  • Audience:
    Mar 14 2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

    Learn what it was like during the Civil War from multiple perspectives – the soldiers on the field, the families on the home front, and the enslaved. Experience home front activities, encampments, reenactments, and demonstrations on our 1860s Smith Family Farm, and enjoy tours of our award-winning Civil War exhibition, Turning Point: The American Civil War.

  • Audience:
    Apr 11 2015 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

    Guests experience the process of cloth making through demonstrations and activities ranging from sheep shearing and dying to spinning and weaving. Gather the entire family for a full day of fun that also includes open-hearth cooking, blacksmithing, candle making, and much more at Smith Family Farm.

  • Audience:
    May 23 2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

    Spend the day traveling the military timeline from the Revolutionary War to current conflicts. Meet veterans who share personal stories and memorabilia from wartime and living history interpreters that engage visitors of all ages. Also enjoy self-guided tours of Veterans Park using smartphones to access recordings of stories shared by those who served the United States Armed Forces.