(Liberty) Bell Work
Betsy was blind for three years when she died peacefully in her sleep, on January 30, 1836. She was 84 years old.
Imagine doing everyday tasks without the gift of sight. How would your life be different than it is right now? Discuss.
Upholstery "R" Us
Betsy Ross's business was upholstery. In addition to this, she made and sold curtains, bedcovers, tablecloths, rugs, umbrellas and Venetian blinds.
We will take time to make a Venetian blind art project of our own.
Sewing a Flag?
No one knew of Betsy Ross sewing the first American flag until her grandson told the story in 1870. Read the account for yourself.
Watch the video below and try your hand at making one of Betsy's one-snip, five-point stars.