Living History Sugar Camps

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Come explore how the American settlers made maple syrup, up close and personal!

Step back in time to experience what life was like in the mid-1800s by investigating two living history sugar camps.

Discover how American settlers used art and science to make maple syrup 150 – 200 years ago, then visit a Native American camp to see the unique and innovative sugar-making process. Visitors can help with day-to-day tasks including tapping maple trees, gathering sap and even sampling finished maple syrup.

Join the Kenton County Parks and Recreation Department for Sugar Camp at Middleton-Mills Park (3415 Mills Road, Covington) on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Additional dates and times available by reservation.

Call 859-525-7529 or visit bit.ly/kcparksandrec to learn more about this fun and free program.

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).

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