Three Centuries of Thanksgiving Tour at Strawbery Banke

Date November 6, 2016
Time 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Event Description

Three Centuries of Thanksgiving Tour at Strawbery Banke
Strawbery Banke Museum - 14 Hancock St. Portsmouth, NH
Saturdays and Sundays, November 5th & 6thm 12th & 13th, 19th & 20th, 2016 
10:00am-2:00pm  (90 min-guided walking tours)
(603) 433-1100

Trace the evolution of Thanksgiving from the Puritans’ holy day of thanks to today’s family feast and homecoming. In this active, fast-paced, and multi-sensory program, discover how Thanksgiving transcended time, place and culture to become the uniquely American holiday celebrated today. Meet costumed roleplayers, create a harvest craft, and explore homes from three centuries. In small groups guided by a museum educator, find the common themes of this holiday over three hundred years: charity, survival, gratitude, national identity, and the celebration of family and community. 
Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Cost: Adults $15, children 5-17 $10, children under 5 free
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