Country Day at Kirby’s Mill
WHERE: Kirby’s Mill,
275 Church Road,
Medford NJ 08055
(Burlington County New Jersey Festivals.)
DESCRIPTION: Country Day at Kirby’s Mill. Our museum gift shop will be open. Black powder rifle demonstrations and presentation of Civil War camp life by members of the 12th NJ Volunteer Infantry will be ongoing. Visitors will tour the historic Kirby’s Mill housing the Society’s museum collection.
Crafters at work will include: broommaker, Sam Moyer of Mount Laurel; basketmaker, Inger Bullock of Westhampton; deco carver, Ray Nyman of Marlton, along with others.
The Blacksmith Shop will be open for demonstrations. An animal treadmill will be operating. The society’s collection of historic wagons and buggies will be available. An antique hand printing press in the print shop exhibit will be demonstrated, while members of the South Jersey Guild of Spinners and Weavers will apply their craft on an antique loom. Other exhibits include a working demonstration of the big wheel lathe in the Cabinet-maker’s shop.
Admission is free. Refreshments of beverages, ice cold watermelon and hot dogs will be available.
To volunteer or for more information, please call.
We need volunteers to give demonstrations of the equipment we have at Kirby’s Mill.
Any member who would like to extend their hobby by demonstrating, please contact John Hines.
EVENT CONTACT: Mill Phone at 609-654-7767
or call John Hines, Chairman at 856-983-0479
2018 EVENT WEBPAGE: http://www.medfordhistory.org/events/countryday/index.html