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Collections Curiosities

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

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  Well, winter is here. Time to figure out how to occupy ourselves indoors! Pick up that novel you’ve dogeared, dust off the treadmill or finally learn a new craft. Take a leaf out of a Victorian-era woman’s book and take up embroidery or needlepoint. The “Cult of Domesticity”, first named and identified in the early part… Read more »


New to the Village this season…a hay barrack!

Friday, December 18th, 2015

We’re heading into the thick of winter now but here’s a nice “summer-y” post to remind you of our Village. In August a hay barrack was added to the farmstead site out in the Village. Hay barracks are open air shelters created to store hay. The decision to add a hay barrack to the farmstead was… Read more »


BNHV will be closed from December 24th to January 6th

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Happy Holidays from BNHV! The staff at BNHV would like to wish you a most joyous holiday season! Thank you for your continued support throughout the past year. We hope you will join us for some amazing programs and events to come in 2016! **BNHV will be closing for the holidays at 2:00pm on Wednesday, December… Read more »


Collections Curiosities

Monday, November 30th, 2015

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  A few months ago, we moved out of an off-site storage facility that had been used to hold oversize collection artifacts. Conditions were not ideal and it ultimately was the right decision to vacate and move what items we could into our Collections Storage Building. Larger items that could not fit in this space… Read more »


Be gone, bees!

Monday, November 16th, 2015

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  Well..yellowjackets, to be more exact! In the Village, you’ll find an idyllic setting of peaceful trees, brush, flowers and pathways with quaint historic buildings nestled among the grounds. Inevitably, however, one also finds those less than welcome things – pests and critters, oh my! – that come along with maintaining such an expansive 35… Read more »


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