adventures in time: "Our Colonial Home" 

This summer program was held August 6-9, 2018. Stay tuned for photos.

a summer enrichment program for children

ADVENTURES IN TIME focuses on a different theme and time period in history during its one-week session during August. Up to twelve participants spend four days between 9:30 to 2:30, to experience first hand, different aspects of life during the development of the American nation through a variety of traditional crafts and trades.

schedule for 2018 "our colonial home"

AUGUST 6 (monday)

Morning: Welcome; Start a Journal, Carding & Spinning
Afternoon: Sew a vest (ongoing)

AUGUST 7 (tuesday)

Morning: John Ward House, Buttonwoods Museum
Afternoon: Printing a Neckerchief

AUGUST 8 (WEDNESDAY)                                  

Morning: Dyeing
Afternoon: Weaving                                         


Morning: Cooking Colonial Treats
Afternoon: Tea Party



ADVENTURES IN TIME: Victorian Customs

this program was held August 22, 2018: Stay tuned for photos

Come spend the day and learn about Victorian America. We will explore secret languages of the time and create our own Fairy Garden.

These programs are made possible in large part thanks to the continuing support of the Brown Family Fund and gift from Fidelity Foundation's donor advised fund.

cosplay creations: a SUMMER workshop for teens

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GAME OF THRONES COSPLAY (Costume play) workshop 

The 2018 summer teen workshops held in July 2018 focused on cosplay from the immensely popular HBO television series, Game of Thrones and similarly Medieval/Renaissance based historical series.   

  • Fashioned an Elizabethan ruff (easy sewing and our first project)
  • Created a Game of Thrones inspired Renaissance Headpiece (gable hood) or a floppy courtiers’ hat. 

summer program Location:

North Andover Historical Society Headquarters
153 Academy Road
North Andover, MA 01845

QUESTIONS & Contact: Email Carol Majahad

phone: 978-686-4035

learn more about "adventures in time" in this video