Colonial Kids Day

Photos courtesy of Julius A. Prince, Jr. of Duxbury, MA

Saturday, September 10th, 1:00 PM

Work, live, and play, the colonial way!

Sign your children up now for the 1699 Winslow House
’s upcoming “Colonial Camp,” offered on Saturday, September 10th from 1:00 PM to 4 PM. Stop by any time between 1 and 4.

This brand new program will allow your child to experience hands-on history, with a selection of interactive activities that they get to make, eat, and/or take home. Treat your little ones to an 18th-century experience featuring period crafts, games, and snacks. Tour the 1699 Winslow House, an early American manor house. Explore its gardens and fields. And show your kids what life would have been like in Marshfield before TV, video games, and baseball.

Activities include:

  • Weaving
  • Candle Making
  • Make your own Quill Pen & Ink
  • Period snacks and drink
  • Period Games
  • Army drill with toy muskets
  • Be  a Revolutionary War spy with Invisible Ink!

To ensure the availability of materials, pre-registration is suggested. To register, please call 781-837-5753, or email Please include your name, contact info, and the number of children you are registering.

The Ancestral Home of the Founding Family of Marshfield