Troupe to show what 1850s life was like, hold history...

May 08, 2000

Troupe to show what 1850s life was like, hold history classes

The Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, 3691 Sarah's Lane, Ellicott City, will hold "Almira's Afternoons" from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. designated Sundays, beginning May 21.

Almira's Society, a living history troupe, will show what life was like in America during the 1850s. Park visitors will be invited to attend 15-minute classes on geography, U.S civics and penmanship, and to play Victorian games such as jackstraws, croquet and shuttlecock.

Scheduled dates are May 21, June 5, July 30, Aug. 27 and Sept. 24. The cost is $4; $3 for students and seniors.

Information: 410-465-8500.

Re-enactors to demonstrate Revolutionary War camp

Cider Mill Farm, 5012 Landing Road, Elkridge, will present a Revolutionary War encampment from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Re-enactors will demonstrate camp life and military drills.

During Mother's Day weekend mothers and grandmothers will receive free admission when accompanied by a child.

Information: 410-788-9595.

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