Come enjoy chocolate treats, quarter pounds, sugar cookies, country crafts, and a little history at the annual Victorian Christmas at the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm and the Captain Enoch Remick House. Both houses will be beautifully decorated in Victorian style.
Sample chocolate treats, such as steamed chocolate pudding, black & gold marble cake, sweet vanilla hot chocolate, candied peel, chocolate nuts, and chocolate truffles. Taste the traditional holiday drink, Syllabub. In the Museum Visitors Center, try your hand at making country crafts, including corn husk angels, felted snowballs, and decorative gift tags. View exhibits on Christmas traditions, and see the living quarters of Dr. Edwin Crafts Remick, the country doctor who owned the property.
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the Joe Binsack Trail, offering spectacular views of Remick Farm.
The staff at the Captain Enoch Remick House will be baking sugar cookies; they will also have punch and ginger snaps. See Victorian era decorations, which include an antique toy collection.
While at Victorian Christmas, visit the newly expanded Remick Museum Shop stocked with American-made country gifts and toys, including Henderson Redware, earthenware pottery created from 19th century designs.
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm is located at 58 Cleveland Hill Road,Tamworth, and the Captain Enoch Remick House is located at 26 Great Hill Road, Tamworth. The event is free and open to the public; there are feees for craft-making, wagon rides, and some food items.
For more information, call (800) 686-6117 or (603) 323-7591 or visit their website at www.remickmuseum.org.
The photograph above is of Teddy bears, Bruno, Cubby & Teddy, owned by Dr. Edwin Crafts Remick as a boy, in a Christmas display at the Captain Enoch Remick House. The photograph is copyrighted by the Museum, so please contact them if you wish to use it in any manner.