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Living History Day at DeBary Hall Historic Site
February 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The fourth annual Living History Day comes to DeBary Hall Historic Site
Retired teacher Nancy Schleicher will portray Dolley Madison, a former first lady of the United States, during a one-woman show.
Local historians will break down “What’s Under the Dress,” taking a look at and discussing the history of each layer of the dresses worn by women of the mid-1800s.
Local actors Bill and Cara Elder will portray George and Martha Washington.
Visitors can also tour the 150-year-old winter hunting lodge of the DeBary family and visit with reenactors portraying various family members, including Frederick deBary. Advance registration is required. Admission prices are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for children 2 and younger.
Visitors are encouraged to pack a picnic lunch to enjoy against the scenic background of DeBary Hall. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.