Pennsylvania

Old Bedford Village

With a variety of hands-on classes and programs, Old Bedford Village will give groups a fun glimpse into the lives of 18th and 19th-century Pennsylvanians. Groups can have a program designed to their liking, which can include educational classes in Folk Art, Coopering, Basket Making, Maize Pappouse Doll Making, Wheat Weaving, Broom Making, Weaving, Quilting, Leather Working, Early American Schooling, Native American Culture and more. In addition to learning about the history of a particular craft or trade, groups will also have the chance to try their hand at it and take their work home. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA 15522. Bedford County. Tel: 814-623-1156. Email: village@pennswoods.net. Website: www.oldbedfordvillage.com. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Half day. Cost: Free/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