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Add On Programs

The following programs are 30-45 minutes.

Avoca Museum

Does Your Garden Grow:
Making a Colonial Simple

(Grades 3-5)

Examine colonial medical practices. Students will explore Avoca's herb garden and make a colonial medicine. Available in season.

Quaker Stations and the Underground Railroad

(Grades 5-8)

Explore the routes of escaping slaves with particular attention paid to safe houses and helpful people along the way, especially the Quakers.

A Family Legacy:
Civil War/ Colonial Graveyard Exploration

(Grades 3-6)

Learn about the symbolism and meaning of gravestones. Students visit the family cemetery at Avoca and enjoy math and science related activities.


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