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Independence Day Weekend, O'Bannon Woods State Park
Start Date: 7/6/2019Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 7/6/2019End Time: 3:00 PM
This event recurs until 7/7/2019.   Click here to see the series dates.
Event Description:

When: Saturday, July 6th & Sunday, July 7th10:00am - 3:00pm
Where: Hickory Hollow Nature Center at O'Bannon Woods State Park

Watch pioneer demonstrations, including blacksmithing, tomahawk throwing and the operation of an oxen-powered 1850 haypress, during O'Bannon Woods State Park's Independence Day weekend events, July 6-7.

Activities take place at the Hickory Hollow Nature Center from 10am to 3pm

Other activities will include a primitive dunking booth and demonstrations of leather working, weaving, quilting and spinning. Visitors can also see a pioneer home, trappers shed and cooper shop.

The haypress demonstration is at 1 pm Visitors can meet Forest and Gump, the park's short-horned oxen who are trained to work the haypress.

The event is free after paying the regular park gate entrance fee of $7 per in-state vehicle and $9 per out-of-state vehicle.

The next living farmstead and haypress demonstration will be Aug. 3.
Location Information:
O'Bannon Woods State Park
7234 Old Forest Road SW
Corydon, IN 47112
Phone: (812) 738-8232
Contact Information:
Name: Hickory Hollow Nature Center
Phone: 812-738-8234
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State calendar entry category:
Things to do
State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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