Maple Sugaring Showcased at Storrowton Village

Maple Harvest Day Returns to Storrowton Village

Dennis Picard, Storrowton Village Museum director, demonstrates the art of open kettle evaporation to boil sap from a nearby maple tree into sugar during last year’s Maple Harvest Day. - Storrowton Village Museum, an educational arm of Eastern States Exposition, presents hands-on school programs and guided tours of its historic buildings throughout the year as well as seasonal 19th century-themed events.

Storrowton Village Museum will present its sixth annual Maple Harvest Day, Sunday, March 13th from 11am-3pm on the grounds of Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. (FREE)

The history and lore of maple sugaring, a practice in Massachusetts since before the Pilgrims arrived, will be showcased through ongoing sap gathering and boiling demonstrations in the Gilbert Farmstead’s front yard with Dennis Picard, director of Storrowton Village Museum. Read the rest of this entry »

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