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Kid’s Space Celebration

July 22, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kids’ Space has been re-imagined to look like Hillsborough in 1823.

Children can:

  • Shop at Kirkland’s and mail a letter

  • Cook a meal or make butter in Eliza Estes’ kitchen

  • Grow vegetables in the garden of the Union Hotel

  • Learn Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic at Hillsborough Academy

  • Print papers at Dennis Heartt’s Print Shop

  • Make some furniture at Henry Evens’ workshop

Special activities will happen throughout the day to highlight the different stations: 

  • From 11 AM to 2 PM, kids will be able to make butter, work with quill pens, and weave a paper basket. 

  • Starting at 2 PM, Exhibits and Program Coordinator Courtney Smith will read stories and lead kids in historic games. 

  • From 3 to 4 PM, all visitors will be able to enjoy some free ice cream and period music.