Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm Announces a Spooky Day at the Farm


Stroudsburg, PA – Saturday October 30, 2010 from 10:00 to 4:00 will be a chance for visitors to receive a unique look at Pennsylvania German hex lore, superstitions and funeral traditions of the 1800s. Take a tour of our historic farm, hear ghost stories and take a horse-drawn wagon ride (weather permitting). Learn about “wicked” plants, enjoy the seasonal crafts and try the fall foods that will be available.

This is an exciting opportunity to learn more about this interesting aspect of the rich cultural heritage of the Pennsylvania Germans.  During this unusual tour our costumed staff will share a glimpse into a part of the life of the original PA German settlers that is not normally seen. Folks of all ages will have fun learning about the farm and about the superstitions and beliefs of our forefathers. There will be craft activities for the children and they especially enjoy meeting our farm animals.  This event will be held rain or shine; Schedule subject to change; Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children (3-12).

Come immerse yourself in this fascinating part of the history that abounds in this area of Pennsylvania. For more information visit www.quietvalley.org or call 570-992-6161.

We welcome all media outlets to visit Quiet Valley. If your organization is interested in following up on this release or in photos of the farm please contact Deborah DiPasquale, Director of Marketing at 570-992-6161 or marketing@quietvalley.org.

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational corporation dedicated to the preservation and presentation of Pennsylvania’s agricultural heritage.  At Quiet Valley history comes to life on our 19th century farmstead.  Quiet Valley conducts school and special tours from Labor Day until June 20 and is open to the general public for tours from June 20 to Labor Day.  Period-dressed “family” members reenact the life of the original Pennsylvania German farming family who lived on the farm from the 1760s to 1913.  The farm also hosts a number of special events throughout the year.  For more information on the museum call 570.992.6161 or visit us online at: www.quietvalley.org