Life in the 1860's at Allen County Museum

  • July 25, 2019 - July 25, 2019
  • Location: Allen County Museum
  • Address: 620 W. Market Street, Lima, OH 45801
  • Times: 1-4 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • (419) 222-9426
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Learn what life was like in the 1860's. Transport your family back in time to learn more about the lives of your ancestors.  
Included in the day’s activities will be:
• Enter our schoolhouse for a lesson from the 1860's. Write with ink and nib pen.
• Visit our general store and learn about shopping in the 1860's. 
• Discover what gardening was like in the 1860's. Churn butter.
• Meet a Civil War soldier (re-enactor).
• Learn about spinning, weaving, and quilting.
• See how you would have dressed 150+ years ago.
• Discover the importance of the Underground Railroad.
• Play games and make crafts that were popular in this era.

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