Historic Deerfield, Six-Legged Legends: The Hidden History of Insects
August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 28, 2022
Explore the fascinating world of the insects behind Deerfield’s history and collections! Insects supplied early New Englanders with crucial ingredients for furniture, clothing, and food. Live silkworms and hands-on activities with insect dye complement a look at insects as both providers and pests. Learn about the importance of insects to our world today.
Included with general admission.
Daily (Wednesday-Sunday), 12–4:30 p.m. at the History Workshop