Fire & Ice Day
Sat, Jul 20, 2013
Venue: Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
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For fire, see an exciting demonstration of historical 19th-century hand-pump fire trucks, and lend a hand by helping to pump the water. Enjoy a fire truck parade around the Common. For ice, cool off with demonstrations of 18th- and 19th- century ice-cream making (using period tools, techniques, recipes, and ingredients. Popular flavors in the 18th-century included gooseberry, ginger, and even asparagus ice cream.