The Ashokan Center’s trails and outdoor campus allowed our 5th and 6th graders the opportunity to hike to the depths of a 350 million year old Cathedral Gorge and the Turnwood-Ashokan Covered Bridge (1885).
Our students also learned in Ashokan's 18th and 19th Century buildings and working craft shops: Winchell’s Inn (c. 1780), the 1817 schoolhouse, the Ashokan Barn and Barnyard, Blacksmith Shop, Print Shop, Pewter Shop, and Tin & Broom shops.
We are grateful to Anita Mayfield for organizing our trip and to Kelly Birkett, Ellen Casazza, Matt Friedler and Greg Huggins for chaperoning our students overnight. We plan to go back next year!
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