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Maine Home Education Week Celebration at Leonard's Mills! 



- 5/28/14 9:00 AM

Mark the calendar for Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 9:00am - 1:00pm, and plan to join homeschoolers from around the state at one of Maine's oldest historical sites, Leonard's Mills, as we celebrate Maine Home Education Week and our ability to homeschool freely, and learn more about our state's history!

Demonstrations, hands-on activities and a wagon ride, all in a re-creation of a logging settlement  typical of 1790, make for a fun and educational field trip!  Demonstrators in period clothing will be making sparks fly in the blacksmith shop, showing furs in the trappers cabin, cooking in the family cabin and weaving in the sawyer's house.

Wagon rides tour the grounds, crossing the covered bridge after passing the water powered saw mill. The ride goes by the field where games and crafts make the day "hands-on." 

Cost: $5.00 per person (adults and children). Pre-registration is required by May 12.  Click here for the registration form. Reservations are limited, and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Confirmation will be sent via email along with additional information needed for your visit.  Print and mail in registration form here!

Location: Maine Forest and Logging Museum, 54 Government Rd. Bradley, ME 04411. Click here for directions.

Lunch: Bring a lunch and picnic on the grounds! Lemonade will be available for purchase.

Museum Gift Shop: Shop early and avoid the rush at the end.

Weather: Dress appropriately for the weather and the season. This event is a "rain or shine" event.

Parents/Chaperones: Parents or group chaperones will be responsible for their group at all times. (Recommended: 1 adult for 6-8 children) 

Questions: Call 974-6278 or info@leonardsmills.com