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Exhibit: Centuries of Childhood: An American Story

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - December 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am
December 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901 United States
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Come meet Onatah, a 7 year old Iroquois girl, who recounts life in the Great Lakes Region in the 1700’s; Gregory, a 10 year old Colonial apprentice; Clara, a pioneer girl who heads west with her family in 1840; Jacob, a Jewish boy living in Cleveland in the late 1800’s; and Michael a mid-20th century African-American child moving from the Deep South to Chicago.   The immersive exhibit lets kids paddle a canoe, practice early trades, ride on a horse and carriage and explore an immigrant ship.  Specially designed for children 2-8.   Included with museum admission.

Created and traveled by:

Locally sponsored by:
Marv and Dee Ann Woodall

Brian and Louise McLeod
Tom Thomas

Support for programming is provided by Booktenders’ Secret Garden Children’s Bookstore.


More than 60 Early American trades are represented in the Mercer Museum.
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