Release Date: IMMEDIATE
End Date: April 14, 2009
(Elizabeth City, NC) The Museum of the Albemarle will hold "History Tales: Make It, Take It" on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, from 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm. Elementary students accompanied by an adult will have the opportunity participate in creative activities centered on the theme of "Wash Day". Participants will wash clothes in a bucket of water, scrub stains away on a wash board, rinse out the soap and wring clothing to hang out for drying. Experience life before washing machines!
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.