Posts in Trades
Apprenticeships build real-world skills by learning the Historic Trades and the meaning of American Ingenuity

Historic Richmond Town’s rich array of apprenticeships build real world skills based upon centuries of American ingenuity. The program is a wonderful alternative to the tried and true summer camp. Individualized sessions in small groups accelerate learning as students work with an experienced Artisan to build their skills forging iron, weaving baskets, carving wood, crafting tin, and open-hearth cooking as they create one-of-a-kind, hand crafted items.

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Cheyney McKnight Creates Evening Program Focused on the African American Experience in 19th Century New York.

Historic Richmond Town’s rich array of apprenticeships build real world skills based upon centuries of American ingenuity. The program is a wonderful alternative to the tried and true summer camp. Individualized sessions in small groups accelerate learning as students work with an experienced Artisan to build their skills forging iron, weaving baskets, carving wood, crafting tin, and open-hearth cooking as they create one-of-a-kind, hand crafted items.

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