Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Colonial Plantation Workshops and unknown home in Folcroft

The Minnie Bowen Home in Folcroft looking for an address?

"No Taxation without Representation"
Children Workshop (Ages 7 and up)
June 20th 
11:00 to 12:00
Children will harvest vegetables from the garden. Kale, carrots, herbs and more will be sold to the local merchant with the tax collector present. The tax collector will gather his taxes and many might be unhappy with the amount collected. The children will have to decide to pay the taxes and remain loyal or to consider Independence. If freedom from England is the path then they will be asked to join the militia.
Free with cost of admission. Call the office to register. Group size  - 15. Parents welcome to attend too. 
Blacksmith Workshop
June 21st 
12:30 to 2:30

Do you want to become a blacksmith apprentice? Learn the basics of being a blacksmith? The workshop will cover safety at the forge, how to start a fire and work the blower, how to heat metal and basic techniques on working with metal. Students will make an s hook by the conclusion of the class. Bring leather gloves. Limit 5 participants. Participants must be over 18. Cost is $25.00 per person ($15.00 for members). Instructor - Ben Rohrbeck. .


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