Having Fun with History
Here at the Gate House, we strive to make our collections accessible and approachable by all ages. Check out some of our recent programs!
1910s and 20s Bake Along
Test out historical recipes by rival baking powder companies
Our Ephemera Collection includes all kinds of post cards, souvenirs, and cook books from many eras. Student volunteer, Katie Opauski, has chosen five recipes (ten total) that are VERY different in each decade. Pick up a recipe book in person after August 1st (or download it here), Follow our event on Facebook for video how-tos, and to share your brave attempts (facebook event linked below).
Interested in History? Grades 5-9 are welcome at this FREE small-group history camp. Campers may choose to wear provided historical costumes for the week as they engage in historical and historically-inspired crafts, games, and activities.
Email us (Address below) with the subject "History Camp" so that you can be notified when further information about this camp becomes available.