During February and April school breaks, we usually offer a number of special programs throughout the week.  Our offerings change each year.

TIRED OF MINDLESS MINECRAFT?

BREAK UP THE 2016 WINTER BREAK!  BRING THE KIDS DOWN TO ONE OF HUNTINGTON’S HISTORIC PROPERTIES FOR ONE, TWO, THREE OR ALL FOUR OF OUR FUN AND CREATIVE HISTORICAL ACTIVITIES!  

THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE, GRADES 1 -5.  SNACK IS INCLUDED

HHT4 2009_3TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16: MINUTE MEN (AND WOMEN)
9:30am – 12:30pm at The Arsenal (across from the Kissam House located at 434 Park Ave)

During the Revolutionary War, Huntington had its very own militia of Minute Men.  Learn about them and make your own Minute Man uniform shirt, tri-corner hat, and powder horn.  Once we have our uniforms, we’ll see who can be ready in a minute!!

 


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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17: BE YOUR OWN FAMILY HISTORY DETECTIVE
9:00am – 12:30pm at the Conklin Barn, 2 High Street

Learn about your own family and history and how to research it!  We will discuss family trees and everyone will put one together!  Come with names of as many relatives as possible and old photos.

 

 

 

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18: CIVIL WAR IN HUNTINGTON AND BEYOND
9:00am – 12:30pm, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building, 228 Main Street

The action may not have taken place here, but the whole nation was affected by the War between the States.  Learn about the Civil War in the North, and the Huntington men who gave their lives for our country.  Make a Spy Wheel and design your own quilt square, used to guide slaves to freedom in the Underground Railroad.

 

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19: TEA WITH DOLLY AND ME
1:00pm – 3:00pm, Conklin Barn, 2 High Street

Bring your favorite American Girl or other Dolly.  “Doll” yourself up for a doll discussion, delightful high tea, and refreshments at the Historic Conklin Barn.

 

COST PER CLASS: $30 per class for members, $35 for non-members.
(Any two classes, $55/60 or three classes $80/$85, or all four classes $105/$110)

CLASS SPACE IS LIMITED, CALL SOON TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!!!

Contact Wendy Andersen at (631) 427-7045 ext. 404