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Corn Husk Doll Crafting

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

In the mid-1800’s Roanoke Island children still had dolls and toys like we do today - they just looked a little different. Join us at the Farm, on the back porch of the historic homeplace and our historic interpreters will teach the process of making a corn husk doll. This is a hands-on program and ... Read more

Coffee in the 19th Century

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

In the Antebellum era, coffee’s popularity was on the rise. On small subsistence farms like the Etheridge farm, coffee was likely purchased as green, unroasted beans that could be roasted as needed and stored green for nearly two years! This program takes a hands-on approach and shows the entire coffee preparation process of the mid-19th ... Read more