Old Sturbridge Village Worksheet

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This activity will help you think about life in a 19th-century New England village.

Sturbridge Village

1. Go to Old Sturbridge Village website (http://www.osv.org/explore_learn/village_tour.html).

  • Click on spots within the map to read about life in this 19th century New England village.
  • On a piece of drawing paper, draw a village center like the one on the map that includes a house, a church, and a bank.
  • Next to the house, make notes about the daily life of the people from this village.
  • Next to the church, make notes about their religion.
  • Next to the bank, make notes about the businesses and merchants in the village.

Your Village

2. Now think about daily life, religion, and business in the community where you live today, in the 21st century. How is it like and unlike Old Sturbridge Village?

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