A VIRTUAL AMERICAN CELEBRATION
Celebrate American heritage and Independence Day with a Virtual American Celebration. Meet a centuries-spanning range of historic interpreters. Past participants in “American Lives: A Timeline of American History” have provided videos of their living history and costumed re-enactments, presenting American history from 1637 to 1945.
In place of admission, please consider making a tax-deductible gift to the Strawbery Banke Fund.
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A NOTE ON A VIRTUAL AMERICAN CELEBRATION FROM LAWRENCE J. YERDON, PRESIDENT & CEO
Read an important 4th of July message from Strawbery Banke Museum's President and CEO regarding the importance of keeping the tradition of An American Celebration alive.
Read Larry's message
A READING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE:
Listen to Strawbery Banke Museum's Junior Roleplayers present a special reading of the Declaration of Independence.
A VIRTUAL AMERICAN CELEBRATION INTERPRETERS:
Learn American History from 1637 - 1945 from the following videos of costumed re-enactors from past “American Lives: A Timeline of American History” events.
Meet the Interpreters
FIELD DAY GAMES
Try your hand at playing hopscotch, trundling hoops, marbles, and other field day games at home.
A Virtual American Celebration is generously sponsored by Exeter Hospital, Fidelity Investments, and People's United Bank.
NEW & NOTEWORTHY
Outdoor Ice Skating at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond at Strawbery Banke Museum
Enjoy classic New England outdoor ice skating at Strawbery Banke Museum's outdoor professionally maintained ice skating rink. Daily public skating. Adaptive ice time. Private rentals.
Seacoast Skating with the Stars
Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022, at 2 PM.
Strawbery Banke, in partnership with Ice Dance International, presents the 3rd annual Seacoast Skating with the Stars professional skating show. Watch skating routines by local "stars" paired with professional skaters from IDI.
"Winter Wizarding School" Vacation Camp
Feb. 28 - Mar. 4, 2022, 9 AM-3 PM
The magical experience of Wizarding School returns to Strawbery Banke for fun during February break — complete with a sorting ceremony, house challenges, and awarding of a house cup.
2022 Summer Camp Offerings
Participants learn about all aspects of life in the past and how it connects to the world today. Each camp is structured to be hands-on, providing one-of-a-kind interactive experiences, and minds-on, allowing kids to investigate and explore the world around them.
"Good Morning, Strawbery Banke" StoryWalk®
Take a walk and read the story of "Good Morning, Strawbery Banke" written and illustrated by Wickie Rowland.