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History At Hallockville-Sustainability

April 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

- $50 – $65

The Hallockville Museum Farm re-connects the community with its agricultural heritage. The 28-acre farm preserves nineteen historic houses, barns, and outbuildings ranging from the mid-18th century Hallock Homestead to the Depression-era Cichanowicz farmhouse. Participants tour the museum’s buildings, gardens and collections; experience real farming in the museum’s fields, and meet Hallockville’s animals. Hallockville serves as an educational resource for all age groups to raise awareness of Long Island’s agricultural heritage.

Session 1 – Saturday, April 2, 2022: Sustainability
Learn about the historic “green” practices used by the Hallock family by walking the Sustainability Trail. Visit the Homestead and the Homestead Barn to see examples of their self-sustaining ways. Participants will discuss the meaning of sustainability and how it plays into today’s world.

All Sessions run from 9 am—Noon and are $50 per session for members; $65 for non-members. The classes are designed for Educators, Lifelong Learners & You!

Participating instructors include: Richard Wines (PhD), writer, historian, retired professor; Marie Fitzgerald (PhD) retired history professor; Susan Babkes retired HS history teacher and professor; Paul Hoffman museum curator; Tom Barry retired special education teacher and blacksmith; Connie Klos retired IT expert and award-winning quilter and needlework teacher; MaryAnne Huntington retired Suffolk Community College Academic Computing, Docent; Lois Leonard retired speech/language pathologist

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Date:
April 2
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$50 – $65
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Event Tags:
https://hallockville.org

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$50 – $65
Event Categories:
, ,
Event Tags:
https://hallockville.org