Historic Cold Spring Village

 
See what life was like in 19th century South Jersey on a self-guided tour of the historic structures at Historic Cold Spring Village, an Early American living history museum. Historically clothed interpreters will be in HCSV's buildings demonstrating trades, crafts and homelife of the Age of Homespun. Talk with interpreters about a variety of activities such as blacksmithing, basketweaving, tinsmithing, woodworking, a day in a one-room school and more, as well as the Village's Country Store (gift shop), ice cream parlor and bakery.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 720 US Route 9, Cape May, NJ 08204. Cape May County. Tel: 609-898-2300 ext. 17. Email: jstephens@hcsv.org. Website: www.hcsv.org. Hrs: Mid-May - Early June, Tues.-Fri. 9:30AM-2PM. Contact: Jim Stephens.  
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.
 


Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue