During this program held on Tuesday mornings from June 18 to August 6, a Rock Ford volunteer reads selected stories of Early America to children while gathered on the spacious porch of the mansion. Following the story, children participate in a fun activity. Afterwards, children and their adults may enjoy the grounds of Rock Ford. Stories on the Porch is geared toward children from preschool through 5th grade. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. Reservations are not required for this event. The program will be held rain or shine.