Womens' History Weekend 2020

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History / Heritage - Other

Date & Time: Saturday, August 1, 2020 - Sunday, August 2, 2020
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary
Location:
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Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
Cost: $28
Description: Join Old Sturbridge Village as we acknowledge and celebrate extraordinary and everyday women in the early 19th century. Stop outside the historic houses of OSV to learn about how women ran their households, managing the essential work of clothes construction, cooking, laundry, and more. Join interpreters in the gardens for talks on Indigenous plants, medicine, and discussions on the roles of women and children in gardening. Beyond the domestic sphere, we will explore issues surrounding gender, freedom, and rights occurring during the 1830s through readings of first-person accounts of 19th-century women.

All visitors and members will be required to purchase and/or reserve their tickets online to manage capacity in accordance with Massachusetts reopening guidelines. Available tickets will be released weekly on each Wednesday prior and arrival time blocks must be chosen. Purchase or reserve your tickets and see our current policies here.
Please also note:

Buildings are currently closed, but as the season progresses, we will open buildings in phases with occupancy limits. In the meantime, guests can watch a variety of demonstrations and talk with costumed historians outside!
In accordance with MA state guidelines, all guests are asked to wear a face mask when interacting with our staff or other visitors and when physical distancing is not possible.
Times: The Village is open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Cost: Included with standard daytime admission or Village membership. Please make sure to reserve/purchase tickets before arriving! See details below.
More Information: Website: https://www.osv.org/event/womens-history-weekend-2/
E-mail: marketing@osv.org
Entered by: Old Sturbridge Village

Created: July 28, 2020 at 11:05 AM

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