Travel Back in time.....
The Medford Historical Society museum gift shop will be open. Black powder rifle demonstrations & 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, call 609-654-7767 (Mill Phone) or call John Hines, Chairman at 856-983-0479. Any member who would like to extend their hobby by demonstrating same, please contact John Hines. We also need volunteers to give demonstrations of the equipment we have at Kirby's Mill.