A Slice of Life: A Day in 1822

 4/30/2022 @ 10:00 am

Visitors will travel to three historic sites in town: Town Hall, Jillson House Museum and the Windham Center Green. The Windham Town Hall will feature a town meeting from 200 years ago and building tours. The Jillson House Museum will present housekeeping tasks such as hearth cooking, candle dipping, laundry, spinning, and more. Visitors will be able to make their own herbal teas and try their hand at playing dulcimer. The Windham Center Green will showcase village businesses including the doctor’s office, church and stories of the Windham Inn. Visitors will meet the doctor and may participate in an early 19th c. wedding ceremony. The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum will present transportation before the railroads arrived in 1849. The sites will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a schedule of special events will be available one week before the event. This event, perfect for families, will take place both inside buildings and out-of-doors. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children under 18. Tickets can be purchased at Windham Chamber.com and at all three sites during the event. For more information call 860-423-6389 or 860-423-1878. People wishing to role play and volunteer are welcome. One important part of the event that takes place at a day in history is to meet costumed characters portraying people from the time period. Anyone who likes role playing is encouraged call and get involved.
Sponsored by WIndham ARTS.


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Easy, Restrooms Nearby, Fee Event, Registration Required, Especially For Families With Children. tickets will be available one week before the event at windhamchamber.com 860-423-6389 or 860-423-1878

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