Life in America 1875-1900 at Allen County Museum

  • From: July 15, 2022 - July 16, 2022
  • Location: Allen County Museum
  • Address: 620 W. Market, Lima, OH 45801
  • Times: Friday & Saturday 1 - 4 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • (419) 222-9426
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Immerse yourself in the Late Victorian Era way of life. See what it was like to live in the last 25 years of the 19th century as you tour the Allen County Museum listening to the stories told by costumed characters. Tour the old-time general store and schoolhouse, and learn about flower pressing while hearing about the publication of the book The Language of Flowers. Experience butter making and other activities. You can test your skills at period-specific games such as lawn croquet, bicycling and time-period trivia. Feel the excitement of opening night at the famous Faurot Opera House and experience the thrill of the oil boom while listening to performances of musical creations by John Philip Sousa or Scott Joplin. Join the celebration of times gone by.

 



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