Storrowton and the

Civil War

 

Tuesday, July 22

6pm

 

Reservations and pre-payment required

 

 

Join us for an interactive tour

which offers an inside look

at how folks in the northeast

coped with the Civil War 

 

 

 

 

Sit in on a recruitment meeting seeking soldiers for the cause

 

Speak with a blacksmith about job opportunities and the increase in manufacturing during the war

 

Local women will tell of their

efforts to support the troops through sewing and making clothes

 

Experience one family's preparations for the wake of one of their kin who died while

in service to his country

 

Listen to a conversation between

a shopkeeper and customer

regarding the separation of the southern states, the lack of cotton textiles, and how suppliers and consumers from both the

North and South are being affected

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  This program deals with mature issues and is not intended for children

 

 

Admission: $8.00 per person

 

Call 413-205-5051 to register or for more information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORROWTON VILLAGE

OPENING DAY 2014 

 

Saturday, June 14 - 11 am - 3 pm

Storrowton Village kicks off the summer season with guided tours of the recreated village and Early American craft demonstrations - FREE admission 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 SUMMER SCHEDULE

 

June 17- August 22, Tuesday thru Saturday, 11 am - 3 pm
Guided tours by costumed interpreters of the 18th & 19th century village including the farmhouse,
law office, schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and country store. Admission $5.00.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Storrowton Village Museum is an authentic, recreated village of nine 18th and 19th century buildings from Massachusetts and New Hampshire, assembled around a traditional town green

 

We offer living history programs and events

to acquaint audiences of all ages to

New England life in bygone days


 

Storrowton Village is open for drop-in tours

Tuesday - Saturday from 11am to 3pm,

mid-June thru the end of August; all other

times of the year is by appointment only

 

 

GROUP TOURS

(groups of 10 or more)

 

Guided tours for all ages, available

year-round by appointment,

with hands-on activities available

 

 

 

WEDDINGS

 

Our 1834 Meetinghouse is available

as a classic backdrop for your special day -

or, if you prefer an outside location,

the charming Gazebo on the Green...

Click on the dropdown menu above for more info

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL AND SCHOOL VACATION PROGRAMS

 

We offer a variety of educational programs

for students Pre-K to High School

Click on the dropdown menu above for more info

 

 

 

For information & admission prices on

any of our programs, or for information

about Volunteering at Storrowton,

call the office at (413) 205-5051

Monday thru Friday, 9am to 5pm

or email us at storrow@TheBigE.com

 

 

Parking is free for all of Storrowton's programs, events and weddings

 

 

 

 

Aunt Helen's

Herb Garden Tour

 

Thursday, July 10

 

10am - 1pm

 

* Free admission *

 

 

 

 

Storrowton's Master Gardeners share

the history and folklore of herbs in

Aunt Helen's Herb Garden,

as well as the various stages of the garden's evolution since it was

created in 1935

 

Demonstrations will be offered, using herbs in a variety of applications

 

 

 

 

Early American

Summer Days

 

August 4 - 8

August 11 - 15

 

9:30am - 3:30pm

 

 

 

 

This week-long program takes boys and girls, ages 7-12, on an exciting journey into New England's bygone days where they will experience challenging and fun hands-on activites, and a variety of 19th century games and craft projects

 

Some activities include fireplace cooking, blacksmithing, butter and cheese making, basket weaving, herbal lore, hoop and sack races

 

Call the office at 413-205-5051

for more information

Click here for downloadable

registration form.

 

 

Our Volunteers

 

 

Storrowton Village Museum could not maintain the high level of educational programs, activities and events

without the generous support from

our Volunteers

 

We are truly grateful to all of our

dedicated Volunteers,

from ages 14 to 84, for the time

and talents they contribute to

Storrowton Village

 

For information on becoming a

Storrowton Volunteer,

click on the link below

 

VOLUNTEER!

 

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