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Heritage Days, Spring Mill State Park
Start Date: 8/3/2019 All Day
End Date: 8/3/2019
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Event Description:
August 3

10:00 to 4:00 Pioneer lawn games (Mill Lawn)

11:00 drop by the toy table in the upper residence and make a thaumatrope (a pioneer toy that proves the persistence of vision)

12:00 to 3:00 Drop by the toy table on the upper residence lawn to see what kind of toys pioneer children played with

12:30 Clay craft at the Meeting house

1:30 Make a leather lacing and bead bracelet (Leather shop)

2:30 Sawmill demonstration

3:30 Play the Game of Graces. This is game has been played since the 1500's a fun game played with hoops and sticks (Lawn beside the distillery)

4:00 the Story of Sam Bass notorious outlaw connected to the weaver's cabin find out how (Weaver’s Cabin)

August 4

8:30 Morning Worship Service

10:00 to 4:00 Pioneer games (Mill Lawn)

12:00 to 4:00pm Quilt Show between the Village Residences

1:30 Sawmill Demonstration

2:30 Spinning Demonstration Upper Residence Porch

3:30pm Children often made their own toys, stop by the weaver's cabin and learn how pioneer children made rag dolls, then make one to take home with you.

4:00 last grind of the day
Location Information:
Spring Mill State Park  (View Map)
3333 State Road 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446
Phone: (812) 849-3534
Contact Information:
Name: Sheree Belt
Phone: 812-849-3534
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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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