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  • Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc. :: Aaron Heckler Articles
    Restoration Revolutionary Encampment Antes House Video A Myth Dispelled FAQs Antes House Tour Museums Red Men s Hall Christmas Market Photos Library Country Store Museum Folklife Museum Blacksmith s Shop Carpenter s Shop Manuscript Collection Contact Us Directions Red Men s Hall Antes Plantation Folk Festival Collections Catalog Related Links Bookstore Books for Sale Ways to Give Financial Donations Material Donations Bequests Aaron Heckler Articles Below is an index of Aaron s articles 1930 Public Sale Did you see the new LIBRARY tab On the Home Page Preparations for the 50th Folk Festival 2016 Casting Cannons in the Revolutionary War Period Cannon casting techniques and production in S E Pennsylvania May Monthly Program May 19 7 30 pm in Red Men s Hall SPRING FROLIC Pie Baking Contest June 5 at Antes Plantation Folk Festival August 12 13 at Antes Plantation and our Welcome Museums The Folklife Museum and Library and the Country Store at Red Men s Hall Routes 29 and 63 in Green Lane PA are now CLOSED for the Winter season They will re open on April 10 2016 and will be open on the 2nd 3rd Sundays of the month until they close again in October Special arrangements for a tour may be made by calling Red Men s Hall Textile Catalog The Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center the Mennonite Heritage Center and the Goschenhoppen Historians have organized categorized and displayed their textile collections online Click on the Collections Catalog tab to go to the online catalog Goschenhoppen on Facebook Click on our Facebook name below to go into Facebook Goschenhoppen Historians Facebook Museum Video The Goschenhoppen Historians museums are open to the public but are currently closed for the winter However if you aren t able to visit in person a new video was made

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  • Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc. :: Del-Louise Moyer Articles
    House Video A Myth Dispelled FAQs Antes House Tour Museums Red Men s Hall Christmas Market Photos Library Country Store Museum Folklife Museum Blacksmith s Shop Carpenter s Shop Manuscript Collection Contact Us Directions Red Men s Hall Antes Plantation Folk Festival Collections Catalog Related Links Bookstore Books for Sale Ways to Give Financial Donations Material Donations Bequests Del Louise Moyer s Articles Below is an index of Del Louise s articles Uncommon Fraktur Treasures in the Goschenhoppen Historians Collection Did you see the new LIBRARY tab On the Home Page Preparations for the 50th Folk Festival 2016 Casting Cannons in the Revolutionary War Period Cannon casting techniques and production in S E Pennsylvania May Monthly Program May 19 7 30 pm in Red Men s Hall SPRING FROLIC Pie Baking Contest June 5 at Antes Plantation Folk Festival August 12 13 at Antes Plantation and our Welcome Museums The Folklife Museum and Library and the Country Store at Red Men s Hall Routes 29 and 63 in Green Lane PA are now CLOSED for the Winter season They will re open on April 10 2016 and will be open on the 2nd 3rd Sundays of the month until they close again in October Special arrangements for a tour may be made by calling Red Men s Hall Textile Catalog The Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center the Mennonite Heritage Center and the Goschenhoppen Historians have organized categorized and displayed their textile collections online Click on the Collections Catalog tab to go to the online catalog Goschenhoppen on Facebook Click on our Facebook name below to go into Facebook Goschenhoppen Historians Facebook Museum Video The Goschenhoppen Historians museums are open to the public but are currently closed for the winter However if you aren t able to visit in person a

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  • Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc. :: Folk Festival
    Festival This painting was auctioned by silent bid at the Goschenhoppen Historians Booksellers stand Festival Prep The Festival takes many many hours of preparation each year Here are some pictures of the Wheat Harvest where a group of volunteers gather and tie off wheat bundles which are used during the Festival by the demonstrators The Antes Plantation The beauty of the Antes Plantation with its 18th century restored four story stone home is the back drop that is conducive to the authentic interpretation of the Pennsylvania German folk culture and is the ideal location to continue the tradition of the Folk Festival Since 1966 The Goschenhoppen Folk Festival has showcased the trades and home skills of the Pennsylvania Dutch in the 18 th and 19 th centuries Today over 500 costumed volunteers recreate kitchens parlors trade shops and itinerants to bring to life the hands on skills from the past This family friendly event provides not just an exceptional educational experience but also gives the children an opportunity to try first hand the pleasantries of a former time Dipping candles creating a rag doll petting a calf sampling potato candy or rolling a barrel hoop bring a sure smile Moms and Dads will find a new appreciation of the appliances and gadgets that fill homes and garages today when the labor to make dinner or furnish a home in times past is demonstrated blacksmiths tinsmiths and whitesmiths sweat over the forges farmers hoist heavy loads of grain into the horse operated fanning mill and women make every meal from scratch Needle workers show the painstaking process of garment construction starting with the flax seed to the hemming of a linen shirt with all the steps in between The annual Goschenhoppen Folk Festival is always held in August on the 2nd Saturday and the Friday before It is a non commercial family oriented day in Goschenhoppen Old fashioned Pennsylvania Dutch foods are for sale on the festival grounds Volunteers dressed in authentic costumes of the periods use authentic tools in recreating traditional home skills trades pastimes foods and folk music Stage programs and lectures scholarly and entertaining serious and humorous in the PA Dutch dialect and in English are presented throughout the day Since 1977 a Student Apprentice Program has introduced and educated countless numbers of school children to the traditional ways of Goschenhoppen These young apprentices are included each year in festival activities Nothing has been left out to make your visit one that the entire family will enjoy Fantastic foods are available to satisfy every appetite ample seating under shade trees abounds and a new appreciation of our ancestors is priceless for all For more information click here or call 215 234 8953 Read More About Us An article about the festival and the museum has been published in the July August 2015 edition of Pennsylvania Magazine An article from the 2012 Folk Festival was published in the Town and Country a local newspaper To read the two page

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  • Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc. :: Adult Volunteers
    craftsperson Specific requirements may be essential to participate in a particular craft or activity at the Folk Festival For example some crafts may require supplying your own tools and equipment while others may have all the equipment provided to you The Folk Festival seeks to portray as accurately as possible the traditional ways of life in Goschenhoppen This also refers to gender roles in this community Authentic reproduction clothing will be provided to all new volunteers as needed All volunteers are expected to return all borrowed pieces of clothing in good condition or a replacement fee will be charged Besides demonstrating a trade or home skill other volunteers are needed at the Folk Festival Positions need to be filled in the concessions and food stands admission gates set up crews etc We appreciate all those who offer to help us with all of the tasks that need to be done All volunteers at the Folk Festival are admitted by invitation only The Goschenhoppen Historians reserve the right to screen all volunteers and reserve the right to withdraw an invitation to participate in the Folk Festival To find out how you can help or for more information please contact us attention Folk Festival Click here for our contact information Did you see the new LIBRARY tab On the Home Page Preparations for the 50th Folk Festival 2016 Casting Cannons in the Revolutionary War Period Cannon casting techniques and production in S E Pennsylvania May Monthly Program May 19 7 30 pm in Red Men s Hall SPRING FROLIC Pie Baking Contest June 5 at Antes Plantation Folk Festival August 12 13 at Antes Plantation and our Welcome Museums The Folklife Museum and Library and the Country Store at Red Men s Hall Routes 29 and 63 in Green Lane PA are

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  • Pre-order Goschenhoppen Folk Festival Meats
    are available This package will include a ham of about 20 lbs either whole or sliced or a combination The price per pound is 3 30 actual weight Enter the size of the Ham Roast as part of your order of a 1 2 pig NOTE If you choose a Ham Roast and the weight is under 20 lbs the balance will be cut into Ham Steaks Enter the number of Ham Steaks 3 4 thick You may enter the number of Ham Steaks or you may enter text such as As many as possible This package also includes 1 Tenderloin 1 Bacon sliced 1 Premier Butt 2 lbs Pork Cutlets 1 Spare Ribs 1 Baby Back Ribs 22 Boneless Pork Chops 15 lbs Fresh Sausage see the box below to specify the flavor you want SMOKING OF HAM BACON INCLUDED For the 15 lbs Fresh Sausage choose ONLY 1 flavor from the following Coriander Pepper Onion Cinnamon Apple or Honey Horseradish Additional cuts to be smoked optional at 85 cents per lb Are you finished ordering from the 1 2 Pig Package Yes Your answer needs to be Yes before proceeding If you do not wish to order from this 1 2 pig package check Yes in order to continue The following section has Additional Pork Products For Sale This package will include an entire ham of approximately 20 lbs either whole or sliced or a combination The price per pound is 3 70 Enter the size of the Ham Roast as part of your order of Additional Pork Products NOTE If you choose a Ham Roast and the weight is under 20 lbs the balance will be cut into Ham Steaks Enter the number of Ham Steaks 3 4 thick You may enter the number of Ham Steaks

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  • Pre-order Goschenhoppen Folk Festival Meats
    are available This package will include a ham of about 20 lbs either whole or sliced or a combination The price per pound is 3 30 actual weight Enter the size of the Ham Roast as part of your order of a 1 2 pig NOTE If you choose a Ham Roast and the weight is under 20 lbs the balance will be cut into Ham Steaks Enter the number of Ham Steaks 3 4 thick You may enter the number of Ham Steaks or you may enter text such as As many as possible This package also includes 1 Tenderloin 1 Bacon sliced 1 Premier Butt 2 lbs Pork Cutlets 1 Spare Ribs 1 Baby Back Ribs 22 Boneless Pork Chops 15 lbs Fresh Sausage see the box below to specify the flavor you want SMOKING OF HAM BACON INCLUDED For the 15 lbs Fresh Sausage choose ONLY 1 flavor from the following Coriander Pepper Onion Cinnamon Apple or Honey Horseradish Additional cuts to be smoked optional at 85 cents per lb Are you finished ordering from the 1 2 Pig Package Yes Your answer needs to be Yes before proceeding If you do not wish to order from this 1 2 pig package check Yes in order to continue The following section has Additional Pork Products For Sale This package will include an entire ham of approximately 20 lbs either whole or sliced or a combination The price per pound is 3 70 Enter the size of the Ham Roast as part of your order of Additional Pork Products NOTE If you choose a Ham Roast and the weight is under 20 lbs the balance will be cut into Ham Steaks Enter the number of Ham Steaks 3 4 thick You may enter the number of Ham Steaks

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  • Apprentice Job Opportunities - 2016
    ACTIVITIES indicate your height and weight Listed below are areas at the Festival in which you should choose only your top three 3 choices These choices should be entered at the bottom of this form There is no guarantee you will work in one of these areas but experience will help Helping the blacksmith Working with the grindstone to sharpen knives Operating the lathe a foot pumped one must be over 5 6 Making a rope must be big and tall with lots of muscles Being a gopher fetching wood water and other supplies Working with the cooper making wooden barrels meet with the cooper before the Festival Making paper Making a fish net must bring materials and read info before the Festival usually on Saturday Thatching a roof with rye straw Learning how to dowse or hunt for water with a stick Working with wood tools in a carpenter s shop joiner Boring fence posts to make a fence Demonstrating gunsmithing Helping to build and restore an old organ Helping to mix and carry beverages Helping the butcher with slaughtering and working at the butcher s smoke house making lard Working with the stone cutter Demonstrating how to use a scythe Making wooden chairs Working in the Carpenter s Shop Selling peanuts DO NOT ENTER ANY CHOICES IN THIS BOX USE THE APPROPRIATE BOX AT THE BOTTOM Section Break GIRL TYPE ACTIVITIES indicate your height and approximate weight Listed below are areas at the Festival in which you should choose only your top three 3 choices These choices should be entered at the bottom of the form There is no guarantee you will work in one of these areas but experience will help Making quilted petticoats and pockets Making cornhusk dolls Making cornhusk mats Sewing by hand mending clothes

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  • Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc. :: Student Apprentices
    is open to students in grades 6 12 must be going to grade 6 in September We are looking for interested and motivated students who are eager to learn about a skill or craft from colonial Goschenhoppen or who would like to help out in other ways at the Folk Festival There are many activities to be involv ed in Students may participate in one or both days The signup form need s to be submitted no later than June 1 for the Festival the following August This form is found in the Apprentice Job Opportunities Form Students must be in costume most of which are provided by the Historians Individual follow up will occur after the signup form has been reviewed For more information or to answer your concerns please contact us click here attention Apprentice Program Click here for the Apprentice Program Form Did you see the new LIBRARY tab On the Home Page Preparations for the 50th Folk Festival 2016 Casting Cannons in the Revolutionary War Period Cannon casting techniques and production in S E Pennsylvania May Monthly Program May 19 7 30 pm in Red Men s Hall SPRING FROLIC Pie Baking Contest June 5 at Antes Plantation Folk Festival August 12 13 at Antes Plantation and our Welcome Museums The Folklife Museum and Library and the Country Store at Red Men s Hall Routes 29 and 63 in Green Lane PA are now CLOSED for the Winter season They will re open on April 10 2016 and will be open on the 2nd 3rd Sundays of the month until they close again in October Special arrangements for a tour may be made by calling Red Men s Hall Textile Catalog The Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center the Mennonite Heritage Center and the Goschenhoppen Historians have

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