Old Sturbridge Village
An 1830's New England Living History Museum
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Old Sturbridge Village is a living, breathing, vibrant village depicting life in New England from 1790-1840. Meet historians in costume and tour 40 antique buildings, including a country store, school, and water-powered mills. Ride the stagecoach, learn to plow, make crafts, dip candles, and help the printer, potter and blacksmith at work. And at our 19th-century Freeman Farm, watch historians demonstrate farm work through the seasons: planting, harvesting, milking cows, churning butter, and cooking over the hearth. Don't forget to meet our heritage breed sheep, oxen, chickens and pigs!
The sheep get their yearly "haircuts" this weekend. Farmers shear the sheep, and costumed historians demonstrate the entire...
Fri, May 27 - Mon, May 30, 2016
Antique Car Rally
When Old Sturbridge Village first opened in 1946, it wasn't just a walking Village -- it was a driving Village. On...
Sat, Jun 11, 2016
Old Sturbridge Village recognizes Juneteenth, a celebration dating back to 1865 thought to be the first known celebration commemorating the ending...
Mon, Jun 13 - Sun, Jun 19, 2016
Speaker Series: The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition
Join us for this fascinating illustrated lecture with Professor Manisha Sinha, one of the leading authorities on the abolitionist movement....
Thu, Jun 16, 2016
Independence Day Celebration
Come celebrate the best July 4th in history with old-fashioned, patriotic family fun! The festivities will include opportunities to take...
Sat, Jul 2 - Mon, Jul 4, 2016
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