This program offers your group the opportunity to interact with the Cobb family of 1791. It includes a video orientation and costumed interpretation. The Living History Tour accommodates both large and small groups. Usually requires a stay of 1 1/2 - 2 hours.
The Tour and Craft option allows
your students to get hands-on experience with 18th century functional crafts,
as well as the Living History Tour described above. It normally requires
3 - 3 1/2 hours and is best suited for groups up to 60 students.
Suitable for our youngest visitors
this program includes stories and games, 18th Century dress-up, a visually
oriented "Adventure Tour," a visit with Rocky Mount's farm-yard animals
and a take home craft. You can choose a special emphasis of
wool processing or traditional toys. Requires a stay of 1 1/2 hours.
Samplers are structured to a
accommodate very large groups (70 students or more) As
the title suggests, students will get a "sample" of 18th century life and
a stay of 3 to 4 hours
This program consists of a 3rd
person tour of the Cobb farmstead and introductory video, with the emphasis
on wool processing and a visit with the Rocky Mount farm-yard
Rocky Mount brings quality programming to your classroom or organization. This interactive and engaging programming includes:
Family Life (suitable for all ages), focusing on everyday life in the 18th century;
Frontier Medicine (Grades 4 to Adult), provides a look at 18th century medical practices as presented by a physician and mid-wife;
Sheep-to-Shawl (Pre-school-K), is an introductory program for young children demonstrating processing wool into clothing.
This program is mostly offered in the months of January, and February, limited availability other times of the year.