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DLMA Volunteers Page


Be in THE KNOW! Visit The Most Up-to-date Master Calendar for the DLM Site.

-Click on any Calendar Event for Details-

Calendar Online Master Calendar


Click here for a Printable Bookmark Calendar of Events & Classes

Volunteer events:

---Costume Nights: 3rd Thursday of every month, Jan thru October, 7-9pm. Sewing, 18thc crafts, spinning, weaving, comeraderie.


---Docent Classes:


    Make a Market Basket - Sunday Feb 9 & 16, 2020. (pre-registration required)


    Make a Short gown - Sunday March 15 & 22, 2020. (pre-registration required)


     Cherry Bounce -TBA March, 2020. (pre-registration required)
Join Docents at Woodville Plantation and learn to make this popular 18th century beverage.


---Orientation for New Interpreters: Sun, March 29, 2020 at 1:30pm. Do you know someone interested in joining us in Talley Cavey? Contact the Museum by e-mail at DLMuseum.volunteer@gmail.com. More infomation at: New Volunteers Meeting


---Clean-up Day & Volunteers Meeting - Sunday, April 19, 2020 beginning at 9am. Spring Clean all the buildings. Bring cleaning supplies, shop vacs, extension cords, etc. After lunch (provided), Clean up is followed in the afternoon by the All-Interpreters Meeting.


--- All-Interpreters Meeting - Sunday, April 19,2020 1:30pm. Everyone should attend. More information at: a>


---Ft Frederick Market Fair: April 24-26, 2020. Visit the Friends of Ft Frederick website to learn more about this wonderful annual event.


2020 Season opens on Sunday May 3 with Children's Heritage Day


To Volunteer to help with an event, or to volunteer in any capacity, please contact Karen by e-mail at DLMuseum@gmail.com


Reference materials


--The Depreciation Lands Museum Interpreter's Guide

--Get to know your fellow Interpreters! Learn their real and "historic" names and background.

-- The Historical Sketch to Land Titles in Western Pennsylvania is an excellent, in depth article on the Depreciation Lands

-- The Museum has an extensive library for your use. You may peruse the Library Catalog online or stop in any time the office or library is open - check the Master Calendar for times.



For more information e-mail the museum at DLMuseum@gmail.com - or - call 412-486-0563 and leave a message



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