The following programs are 30-45 minutes.
Does Your Garden Grow:
Making a Colonial Simple
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
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
Learn about the symbolism and meaning of gravestones. Students visit the family cemetery at Avoca and enjoy math and science related activities.