program highlights

Groups spend the day

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Groups of all ages--School classes, home schoolers, day care, summer schools, scouts, and senior centers--make an outing at the Hornby School Museum.

Costumes provided

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Volunteers have sewn costumes  that include prairie bonnets, and prairie dresses for girls sizes 4 through 3X.

Bring your own authentic lunch

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Hornby School Museum offers "how-to" guides to pack lunches exactly as they did in the 1880s.  A sandwich, some pickles, and some cookies were as popular then as they are now.

Hands -on artifacts from 1880s

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Ring the bell in the belfry, pump water from the well, play authentic Victorian childhood games.  Whether you visit for an  hour, a day, or attend a special event, the experience is yours.

Vintage book collection

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Read the 19th century stories, study the spelling words, test your skill at "mental math".  Our books will show you how.

Activities and fundraisiing

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Student visitors created these quilt squares.  Adult volunteers sewed them  into a quilt which was raffled at the North East  Community Fair.