DAR holds Christmas in July


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  • Dawn Schofer of Lafayette & Millbrook Village Society.




  • Emma Cooper gives a tour of the outhouse and where it gets cleaned out later.




  • Tours of the original ice house show the use of tools to harvest ice.




  • Christel Klug of Astoria, N.Y.,works on a bookmark doing bobbin lace.




  • Fred Schofer of Lafayette & Millbrook Village Society blows on some rope fibers to start a fire using only a flint stone.




  • Children give tours of the original outhouse at the DAR Museum.




  • Betty Manzi of Franklin makes yo yo's from scrap material for quilts and pillows.



The Chinkchewunska Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held their Christmas in July in Wantage on July 25-27.

Tours were given of the house, Privy, wagon house, barn and ice house with a milk room attached. The Dutch Colonial home was built in 1787.

The first-floor stabilization project was completed with funds raised from the Christmas in July events.

The next project will be to have the outside of the house painted. Activities over the weekend included attic treasures, demonstrations, silent auction, crafters and re-enactors.

— Photos by Gale Miko
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