Black River Academy Museum (BRAM) will host a number of interesting programs in June according to Georgia Brehm, BRAM Director. The museum started its official new season on June 2.
Brehm noted that the cemetery walk, popular last year, will be repeated on Thursday, June 4 from 6:30 to 8 pm at Pleasant View Cemetery in Ludlow. Students from Black River Middle School will portray some former residents of Ludlow, Mt Holly, and Plymouth. Following the walk, refreshments will be served at the museum.
Another student-based program will be offered at BRAM on Monday, June 8 at 6:30 pm. Entitled "Barns:Vermont's Vanishing Landscape", sixth grade students from Heidi Baitz's class at Ludlow Elementary School will exhibit their research and models of area barns. This has been an on-going project of the class with field trips to inspect some of the barns in the region. Refreshments will be served at this event.
On Saturday, June 13, from 10 to 4 pm, learn chair caning at the Black River Academy Museum. Registration by June 5th a must. $10 plus supplies. Bring your own chair and a bag lunch.
Dennis Devereux of Mt Holly will present a slide show on Wednesday, June 17 at 7 pm depicting the history of Crown Point Road, the Revolutionary Road from Fort No. 4 to Fort Crown Point. The road passes through Springfield, Weathersfield, Cavendish, Ludlow, Shrewsbury, Brandon/Pittsford area.
Brehm also noted that on Saturday July 11, from 10 to 3 pm, BRAM will host a program dealing with scrapbooking led by Kathy McMahon. Participants will work on a “Fun In The Sun” album filled with their own memories and pictures. Class limited to twenty. Early registration by June 15th required. $18. After June 15th registration is $20. All supplies and lunch included.
For additional information, call 288-5050.