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Old Bethpage Village Restoration

  • 200 people are interested

We need costumed volunteers to work as tour guides in our living history museum to interpret life as it was in a nineteenth century farming community on Long Island. You might find yourself cooking on an open hearth, working in the general store, serving root beer in the village tavern or making candles or brooms.

We are also looking for volunteers with some previous experience to demonstrate crafts like blacksmithing, candlemaking, broommaking, pottery, shoemaking, tinsmithing,quilting , contra dancing, etc. Training will be provided .

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About Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Location:

1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage, NY 11804, US

Mission Statement

Nassau County Museums and Preserves strive to educate the visiting public about the historical and/or natural history aspects of life on Long Island.

Description

The Museum Division has several museums that illustrate various aspects of Long Island history and culture. Old Bethpage Village Restoration is a living history museum bringing to life a farming village of the nineteenth century. Falaise, was the Gold Coast mansion of Harry Guggenheim .The division's three preserves concern themselves with Long Island's natural history both now and in the past. Garvies Point Museum and Preserve is devoted to regional geology and Indian archaelogy. Tackapausha Museum and Preserve directs its attention to the plants and wildlife of the Island and has a small collection of regional live animals.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

.Old Bethpage Village Restoration1303 Round Swamp RdOld Bethpage, NY 11804

(40.7658,-73.4571)
 

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Quilting
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • one day per week

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