Request Program

To learn more about our educational programs please contact Andrew Tharler, Education and Engagement Director
Preservation Long Island
161 Main Street / P.O. Box 148
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Tel: 631-692-4664; Fax: 631-692-5265
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
[email protected]

Colonial Day (suitable for grades 3 to 7)

The cost is $15-20 per student depending on activities

Preservation Long Island educators visit your school to provide a custom program on the Colonial period that may include the following activities:

  • Crafting a cross-stitched panel, quilt square, or tin lantern.
  • Visiting with a time traveler, spy or merchant and examining artifacts used during the Colonial period and Revolutionary War.
  • Creating one’s own cordage (rope sample) and a presentation by a Colonial rope maker.
  • A visit with a Colonial balladeer who sings and plays historic songs and instruments.