Unless otherwise noted, all programs are included with general admission to the museum.
New Youth Program - Weekends
Compose your next literary masterpiece at Historic Deerfield with this facilitated writing exercise. Our staff will help children ages 10 and up learn the elements of fiction, and then write a story: will they rewrite a famous work of literature? Will they create their own story set in atmospheric Old Deerfield? Let your imagination flourish in our unique setting.
Come to the History Workshop and learn to write with a quill pen. Practice cursive or printing with a goose quill, write on special “aged” paper using our own ink and take home your writing sample! Learn about the ingredients of ink, how quill pens were made and sharpened and read some quill pen writing from Historic Deerfield’s Manuscript Collection.