19th Century Willowbrook Village

Learn about the 19th Century at 19th Century Willowbrook Village. Explore horse-drawn sleighs and carriages, an 1849 Concord stagecoach, a 1894 carousel, gas engines, a "roadable" airplane, and exhibits of various trades and tools-blacksmith, broom maker, canoe builder, cooper, cobbler, harness maker, printer, and wheelwright woodworker. Stop at the Country Store to purchase your admission tickets and pick up a map guide. While there, taste mouth-watering dill pickles from the barrel and sample tangy aged cheddar cheese. 
 
Contact Info 
Address: 70 Elm Street, Newfield, ME 04056. York County. Tel: 207-793-2784. Email: director@willowbrookmuseum.org. Website: www.willowbrookmuseum.org. Hrs: Vary by season.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 3 hours. 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