LIVERMORE — The Washburn- Norlands Living History Center will hold a presentation on Norlands’ special Thursday summer programming continues on August 22 when Clara Howard visits and gives a lively presentation on “Health, Sanitation and Deadly Diseases in the 19th century” with Clara Howard, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at 290 Norlands Road.
At 12 p.m., Willi Irish, Norlands’ Director of Interpretation and master storyteller, will portray Clara Howard. In period costume as Clara, Willi will share the home remedies, customs and beliefs related to health care in a rural community in the 1800s.
No RSVP is necessary. This special program is included with general tour admission. In addition to meeting Clara Howard, visitors may tour the 1867 Washburn mansion, farmer’s cottage and barn and attend school in the one-room schoolhouse. The meeting house (church) and the Washburn library will also be open. Arrive by noon to have time to see all of the buildings and hear the presentations.
General admission is $10 per person ($8 members); $6 ($4 members) ages 12 and under. $25 ($20 members) family rate for two adults and children under 18 from the same household.
For more information, visit norlands.org.