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Pioneer Heritage Festival, Turkey Run State Park
Start Date: 7/27/2019 All Day
End Date: 7/27/2019
Event Description:
Get in touch with Indiana's pioneer heritage. Explore the historic Lusk Home built in 1841 by Turkey Run's first stewards, visit the the Lusk Mill site, and try your hand at pioneer activities.

10am-1pm The Pioneer Life: Make It & Take It - Experience the life and times of folks who lived on the frontier during the early 1800s. Dip candles, use a crosscut saw, create corn husk dolls and MORE! $1/person. Nature Center.

3-4pm Lusk Open House - Explore the Lusk home at your own pace. Naturalists will be inside to answer your questions about the family and the house. The Lusk Home is located on the Eastern side of the park. Hike out on trial 1 or 4 or even park in the Lusk parking lot. Free-will donations gladly accepted for future restoration projects.

8pm Sounds That Scared the Pioneers - Indiana was still being settled in the 1800s. Hear the noises and find out about the nocturnal animals that were keeping settlers up at night. Bring a chair or use the wood seats at the Amphitheater
Location Information:
Turkey Run State Park  (View Map)
8121 E. Park Road
Marshall, IN 47859
Parke
Phone: (765) 597-2635
Contact Information:
Name: Aaron Douglass
Phone: 765-597-2654
Email: adouglass@dnr.in.gov
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