Oaklands Historic House Museum Presents "Antebellum Academy"

Ever long to return to the days of Rhett and Scarlett? Girls ages 12 and up can do just that during the Antebellum Academy, presented by Oaklands Historic House Museum from June 23-27, 2014.

Surrounded by the 1860's furnishings of the Oaklands mansion, students will be introduced to crafts, music, and history, while being instructed in nineteenth century manners, museum etiquette, tasks and skills expected of young ladies of the period.

"We are honored to give young ladies the experience of hands-on activities that have been passed down from one generation to another," said Mary Beth Nevills, Educational Director.

The academy will operate from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost for the academy is $150. Limited space is available.  Registration must be received by June 16, 2014.  Reservations are currently being accepted and can be made by calling Oaklands at (615) 893-0022. Registration forms are also available on the web site at www.oaklandsmuseum.org. Registrations received by April 15th will receive $15 off the cost of tuition.

Oaklands Historic House Museum, located at 900 North Maney Avenue in Murfreesboro, Tennessee is a nationally registered historic landmark that reflects a time of prosperity in the Old South, as well as the hardships suffered during the Civil War.

For more information contact Oaklands at(615) 893-0022 or email mb@oaklandsmuseum.org.

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