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History at Home
June 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
One event on June 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Wednesday June 30th
10:30 a.m. “A Shoemakers Work” –During the 18 th century shoes were a process to make.
Join Slade Nakoff as he demonstrates and describes the everyday work of a cobbler during the
18 th century while he continues work on a pair of colonial shoes. This event will be held inside
the fort. Duration: 30 minutes.
2:00 p.m. “Oil Cloth Waterproofing in the 1700s” – Join Matthew Simerly as he explains
the importance of Oil Cloth, the waterproof material of the 18 th and 19 th century. Matthew will
demonstrate how it is made and talk about its uses from bags and tents to rugs and clothes.