Homeschool Program, Dirt Detectives

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Monday, October 15, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass.  

Archaeology. All Ages.

October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month! Participants become archaeologists as they excavate a mock pit with actual tools of the trade and process reproduction artifacts in a field lab. Inside the museum, they explore building archaeology via trap doors. They analyze objects to learn about daily life at the farm over the last 300 years.

$12 Historic New England members
$16 nonmembers

Advance registration required. No registrations will be accepted on the day of the program. One adult per family admitted free, additional adults pay full price. Each program is limited to 24 people. These are not drop-off programs - children must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers and backpack carriers are not permitted in the house museums.

New for 2018: We have increased the number of programs and separated them into two age categories, "8+" and "All Ages." Programs listed as "8+" are intended solely for children between the ages of 8 and 14 and are not suitable for younger siblings. Programs listed as "All Ages" include a variety of activities designed to engage and educate younger children as well. Each program description includes the subject area or areas it primarily covers.

Email Education@HistoricNewEngland.org for more information.




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