'A Colorful Past' family program held at Historical Society on June 29

A student  taking part in a tin punching activity 

The Manitowoc County Historical Society is holding a family and homeschool program on Thursday, June 29 all about 'A Colorful Past' from 10 am to 2 pm and the museum, located at 924 Pinecrest Road in Manitowoc. 
During the drop-in style program, guests of all ages will connect history with in color. Learn how color appeared in the everyday lives of people in days gone by. Explore everything from laundry to gardening to printing. The photographs might be black and white, but the rest certainly isn’t.

Activities will include: Exploring heirloom vegetables, Laundry bluing, block printing and more!  

The ideal age for this program is 4 to 17. Register by June 22. Program activities take place from 10 am to 2 pm, unless otherwise noted. We suggest allowing at least 2 hours to take part in the program. The Two Creeks Town Hall is available for families to take a snack or lunch break, or enjoy a quiet space to play.

Family field trip/homeschool program admission is $6 for students age 4 to 17. Children under 4 are admitted free. One adult educator per family is admitted free.  Additional adults may join in the program at a cost of $12 each. Payment is due upon registration. Registration is available on the museum's website at https://www.manitowoccountyhistory.org/programs/art. For more information please contact the Manitowoc County Historical Society at (920) 684-4445. 

About the Manitowoc County Historical Society
Nestled in the scenic rolling Ice Age Kettle Moraine countryside of Eastern Wisconsin, the Manitowoc County Historical Society is a museum of living history. This 60-acre interpretive museum of local history features a Welcome Center with local history exhibits and research services and the outdoor Pinecrest Historical Village - a collection of over 25 historic buildings with period furnishings from Manitowoc County's early settlers. 
Pinecrest Historical Village began in 1970 with a land donation from the Hugo and Eleanor Vetting family.  The Village has grown to represent a reproduction of a small Wisconsin community during the early 1900s. The buildings form the commercial, social, and political core of a town and they represent several architectural styles of Wisconsin's history. The furnishings, items, and tools in the various buildings used by the Pinecrest Village interpreters are either original pieces or carefully researched reproductions. 

For more information on the Manitowoc County Historical Society, contact the museum at (920) 684-4445 or ManitowocCountyHistory.org.