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[DNR] Heritage Days at Paynetown SRA, July 11-13
Start Date: 7/11/2014
End Date: 7/12/2014End Time: Midnight
Event Description
Peek into the past at Paynetown State Recreation Area’s annual Heritage Days, Friday, July 11 through Sunday, July 13.

The highlight of the event is a Heritage Village, where re-enactors portray time periods from 1745 to the 1890s. Visitors can see history brought alive and are encouraged to throw a tomahawk or step inside a trader’s tent.

Monroe Lake’s interpretive staff is also offering hands-on traditional craft programs throughout the weekend. On Friday, you can make a straw ornament, painted glass jar, and yarn doll. Saturday offers a leather tooling session, mini bow-and-arrows craft, and a pioneer cooking demo. Programs wrap up Sunday with herbal sachets and a punched “tin” craft.

There is a gate fee of $5 per in-state vehicle or $7 per out-of-state vehicle.

Program descriptions and times, and the hours for the Heritage Village, are available on Monroe Lake’s July Program Schedule at stateparks.IN.gov/2954.htm.

For more information, call (812) 837-9967.

Paynetown SRA on Monroe Lake (stateparks.IN.gov/2954.htm) is at 4850 South State Road 446, Bloomington, 47401.
Contact Information:
Name: Jill Vance
Phone: (812) 837-9967
Email: jvance@dnr.IN.gov
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