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Family holiday weekend will begin June 29 at the Steamboat Era Museum

The Steamboat Era Museum, 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, will host special activities for children and families during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

On Thursday, June 29, the museum will offer extended hours, 4-6 p.m., for a special viewing of the new exhibit, “Children’s Lives Around the Northern Neck: 1880s to 1930s.” 

Visitors will learn about what schools were like from Caleb, Eleanor and Henry, how they traveled to school, what subjects they studied and the textbooks they used, reported executive director Steve Humphrey. Children can write their names on a vintage slate board, see period McGuffey Readers and discover the art of penmanship. There are also plenty of stories about….

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