Thanksgiving Traditions of the Past at The Farmers’ Museum
Discover how rural New Yorkers celebrated Thanksgiving in the 1840s. See traditional Thanksgiving foods prepared over the open hearth. Look in on the heritage-breed turkeys and take part as they are herded across the village green. Participate in chores on the farm and admire Red and Rusty, our team of oxen in training. Ride the Empire State Carousel, or just enjoy a peaceful walk around the historic village. The blacksmith and printer will be practicing their trades, just as in the 1840s.
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