American Independence Museum to offer Homeschool Days

 A student dressed up playing a colonial game.

EXETER —On Fri., September 27, October 18 and November 15, respectively, the American Independence Museum in Exeter will host Homeschool Day: Colonial Living Days for homeschool students.

In the 90-minute program, facilitated by 18th century re-enactors, students of all ages will learn about various facets of everyday colonial life. Activities in the program include colonial games, quill writing, discussions about the lives of militiamen and more.

“In the program, students are encouraged to collaborate with others, make inquiries and work as teams--it is a great 21st Century educational experience,” said museum Executive Director Emma Stratton.

Homeschool Day: Colonial Living Days will take place on Fri., September 27, October 18 and November 15 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. at the museum's Folsom Tavern in downtown Exeter.

The cost is $5.00 for adults, $8.00 for students and free for children 2 and under. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

To register online, or learn more about the museum, visit

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