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Date & Time: Friday, August 9, 2019
10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary, Preschool, Toddler
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Worcester Historical Museum
30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by: Highland Street Foundation
Description: See how vastly different it is between 1869 and 1969 at the Museum and also at its largest artifact Salisbury Mansion. See maps of the transition of farmland to industry. Gather the chickens and pigs on the farm and put them back in their pen. Make your own chicken or pig to take home!

Then experience the 1960's at the Museum with a streaming video of the 1969 moon landing. Meet Dr. Goddard, inventor of the world's first liquid-fueled rocket. We will have plenty of Motown music, make tie-dye t-shirts and hippie crafts, hula hoops and then Let's Do The Twist with Smiley! Visit Mrs. B's Diner, go shopping in the Salisbury Store, visit the Smiley Face Gallery - the story of a true Worcester original!

Polar beverages will be available and a spot for you to write down your own memories of the 60's.

Free Fun Friday is courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation.
More Information: E-mail:
Phone: 508-753-8278
Entered by: Worcester Historical Museum

Created: May 13, 2019 at 3:13 PM
Last Modified: May 16, 2019 at 2:24 PM

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