Dudley Farm

The Dudley Farm Museum is a late 19th-century farm museum that preserves the region's agricultural heritage. On a tour of the restored farm house visitors will be introduced to life in the year 1900, view its rooms and furnishings, and hear stories of the home’s inhabitants. The barns and out buildings, displays of tools and farm equipment, and animals representative of the period give a unique glimpse into life and work on a family farm. In the summertime, visitors might see the oxen yoked and walked to and from their pasture or watch as fresh eggs are collected from the hens on a daily basis. Other activities such as sheep shearing, wool sorting and maple sugaring occur seasonally.
Contact Info
Address: 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT 06437. New Haven County. Tel: 203-457-0770. Email: info@dudleyfarm.com. Website: www.dudleyfarm.com. Hrs: Vary. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee.

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