Sheep Shearing in Sleepy Hollow, 2004
April 2004 -- the sheep shearing festival at Phillipse Manor, near Tarrytown, New York (Washington Irving country).
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|Shearing the sheep -- the sheep hate being held upright more than they hate having their wool summarily removed|
|They didn't have enough room to demonstrate sheep herding, so they used ducks instead of sheep|
|At the spinning wheel|
|At the loom|
|Stilts? Sure, why not|
|A story teller -- the primary source of entertainment 200 years ago|
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