Costumed volunteers will help teach students what the people of Zoar did to get ready for the spring season during Historic Zoar Village's Homeschool Days program on April 26th. (Submitted)

Zoar, Ohio - The lives of religious Separatists in 19th century Zoar will come to life for homeschool students when Historic Zoar Village holds Spring Homeschool Day April 26th. 

Participating students will learn what life was like for the people of Zoar during the 1800s through interactive demonstrations and activities such as butter churning, bread baking, tinsmithing and more. 

Historic Zoar Village offers Homeschool Days events several times a year to help get area children interested in history. For the upcoming event, students will discover what the people of Zoar did in the spring to get ready for the busy season.  The village also conducts a Civil War School Day in September and offers field trips throughout the year.

The early bird registration price for the Spring Homeschool Day is $5 per student. One adult per group is free with admission, with additional charged $7 each. Reservations must be made by 5 pm on Friday, April 19th, to be eligible for these prices. For reservations, call 330-874-3011. 

In addition to its Homeschool Days activities,  Early bird registration price for the event is $5 per student. One adult per group is free with admission for additional adults available at $7 each. 

About Historic Zoar Village 

Historic Zoar Village was founded by German Separatists in 1817 and thrived as a communal settlement for more than 80 years. Today, the village is home to approximately 75 families living in homes built from 1817 to present. Zoar’s historic district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark District. Dozens of village structures have been painstakingly preserved through the collaborative efforts of the Zoar Community Association and the Ohio History Connection.  

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