Historic tasks and crafts: make your own candles, sew a medicine bag and fill it with dried botanicals, operate the blacksmith's bellows, take part in spinning, weaving, coopering, tinsmithing, hewing wood, quilting, open-hearth cooking, butter churning, cheese-making, and more.
Address: 525 S. Riverside Ave.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
About Van Cortlandt Manor
At Van Cortlandt Manor, explore the stone manor house and brick ferry house, wander through the heritage gardens, and stroll down a quiet country road along the Croton River.
There, you'll experience the domestic life of a patriot family living in the years just after the American Revolution - the New Nation period.