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Homeschooler's Day at the Homeplace 1850's Farm

March 29, 2015 | Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

GOLDEN POND, KY – The Homeplace 1850’s Farm at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area hosts Homeschoolers’ Day on Friday, April 10 from 10am-3pm. Home educators and their families are invited to spend a day on the farm and experience life in 1850s. Everyone is welcome.

“Children will have fun doing old-time farm chores, as they learn practical math and science skills to use today,” says Cindy Earls, Lead Interpreter at the Homeplace. “History comes alive for children and adults through hands on participation.”

April is Homeschoolers' Month across Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Throughout the month, take advantage of unique learning opportunities, hands-on exploration activities, and take-home materials. Pick up an “Explorers Passport” at Homeplace 1850's Farm, Woodlands Nature Station, or Golden Pond Planetarium. Take the passport to each attraction and complete activities to earn an official Explorer Patch and Certificate. All parents and children are invited to participate.

The following link will take you to Flickr where you will find the photos included in this news release, along with photo credits, captions, and additional photos for downloading:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/lblkytn/sets

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at 1-800-LBL-7077 or local at 270-924-2000. For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org. To subscribe to the official electronic newsletter, send an email to LBLinfo@fs.fed.us. Land Between The Lakes official Twitter accounts include @LBLScreechOwl, @LBLNature, @LBLHomeplace, and @LandBtwnLakes.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

The Homeplace
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

The Single Pen Cabin is one of many historic buildings at the Homeplace 1850's working farm in Land Between The Lakes.