Luck O’ the Farm: Irish Field Hands and House Maids
In the Farmhouse, follow the delicious smells to the kitchen, and discover what traditional Irish foods are being prepared on the wood-burning stove. Role players welcome and invite you to tour The Willows, the Gothic Revival-style mansion.
At the Visitors Center, attend a presentation by Cheryl C. Turkington, author of Ordinary Days, Extraordinary Times: Morristown New Jersey’s Irish Immigration Past, and gain an insight into the lives of other Morristown-area Irish residents. It wasn’t all work and no play on the farm. Revisit the Irish culture through the music of Linda Russell, hear stories of Irish folklore, and learn to dance an Irish reel, revel in the sounds from a piper. Special event admission fees are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (65+), $6 for children ages 4-16, and $4 for children ages 2 and 3. FREE for children under age 2 and Friends members with a current membership card. For more information, please call 973.326.7645.