year, several hundred scholars from Rehoboth and neighboring towns
spring day at the school hosted by Mistress Pettine or Mistress Peranzi.
The Hornbine visit is a hands on, enjoyable, educational experience and is part of the Massachusetts Social Studies curriculum in grade three,
and adults always enjoy dressing for the occasion. Pupils
use wicker baskets, tin
boxes, pails or large dinner napkins to carry their period lunches.
During their visit, scholars practice writing with ink using a quill feather pen. They use copy books, slates and horn books while learning their “3Rs”.
Bois, who attended