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Trades & Crafts

Our historic trades people are some of the finest around. Their craftsmanship, skill, and concerted efforts towards authenticity and quality of the trades and crafts is unparalleled. 

Some of the demonstrations we perform include:

  • Hat Finishing

  • Basket Weaving                                   

  • Carpentry

  • Blacksmithing     

  • Weaving                             

  • Broom Making

  • Natural Dyeing

  • Cooking & Baking

  • Spinning

  • Knitting


*Please note, trade and craft demonstrations are not limited to the above. Additionally, not every trade/craft will be demonstrated daily. Additionally, demonstrations may close throughout the day as designated for other museum operational needs.*

Civil War Encampment- Lauri Beckerman (2
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