From home loved ones continued to care about their soldiers by continuously writing letters and sending care packages filled with goodies, including sweet treats. In this hands-on baking activity, we’ll make a classic pound cake, commonly included in care packages. While baking, we’ll discuss the ways people at home aided their friends, family, and neighbors serving in the military. This class was a part of The Castle’s All Ages Virtual History Camp: United & Divided: 1860 – 1870s.
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If you’re baking along with us, we suggest having an adult nearby.
Provider: Kyle Yoho, Education Director – The Castle
Kyle Yoho has served as the Education Director for The Castle since 2015 and is an Adjunct Professor of Museum Studies for Marietta College. He received his BA in History from Marietta College and MA in Public History from Wright State University. Kyle has planned museum public programs for all ages for 15 years, many of which has focused on the Civil War.
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