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Wheat and Sheep Day

May 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On Saturday, May 13 from 10 AM to 4 PM, watch as the Thompson-Neely sheep are shorn of their wool and tour the grist mill at this family friendly event. This limited event will include a trip to the barn for a hand shearing presentation as well as period demonstrations and tours of our historic Grist Mill. From there, follow the Colonial process of washing and carding the wool and spinning it into yarn. You’ll also get a take-home activity kit, full of Colonial crafts!

Shearings are held every hour, and mill tours are held on the half hour 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Shearing Schedule
10 AM: Cindy & Nathanael
11 AM: John & Henry
12 PM: James & Sarah
2 PM: Jazzy & Knox
3 PM: Hannah & Alex

Pre-registration is required. This “pay what you wish” event is limited to 150 people total, the recommended fee is $7 per person. Click here to get tickets.


May 13, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Washington Crossing Historic Park
1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
(215) 493-4076


Friends of Washington Crossing Park
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