Workshop Descriptions

New England Pioneer

What was it like to live in New England in the 1800s?  What did people do to survive?  What tools did the pioneers use to survive? Students learn the answer to these questions through hands-on minds-on activities.  Activities include: Dutch oven cooking, log cabin building, hatchet skills, maul and froe, drawknife, blacksmithing, making tines, making shingles, washing clothes and crosscut saw.