Thursday, April 23, 2009

Colonial Homestead Day at MOA!

Contact: Thomas Spagnol (252) 335-1453

(Elizabeth City, NC) Experience life on an Albemarle colonial homestead, Saturday, April 25, at the Museum of the Albemarle from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Demonstrators in period costumes will be on hand to show traditional methods of cooking, butter making, sewing, candle dipping, and weaponry. Visitors will have a chance to walk though and experience a colonial encampment, and learn about the crops and animals of the period. This is a free event and is open to the public. For more information, contact the Museum's Education Department at 252-335-1453.

The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Closed Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History Museums. Department of Cultural Resources, State of North Carolina. Treasure NC Culture.

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