Traditional July 4th

4th of July

Activities include the reading of the Declaration of Independence, Sack Races, Watermelon Seed spitting contest and more.

Here is a full schedule of the day

West African Farm – Gardening and Site Work

England – Baking Bread and Gardening

Ireland – Flax Processing and Gardening

Germany – Traditional Foodways

Native American Farm – Games and Cordage Making

1740 – Garden and Field Work


1820 Farm – 12:00pm Introduction, Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Toasts from the 1814 and Militia Volley, Volley

12::30 – Sack Races, Two Man Sawing, Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest

1:00pm – Militia Drill and Volley

1:30pm – Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest, two-man sawing

2:00pm – Pie Eating Contest

2:30pm – Sack Races, Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest, Two- Man Sawing

3:00pm – Militia Drill and Volley

3:00pm Pie Eating Contest

4:00pm – Games and Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest

1850 Farm

10:00am – 2:00pm – Cooking

12:30 – 4:30 – Games in front of house

One Room School House will have 20 minute lessons at 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm

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