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Indiana Bicentennial Celebration 2016

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Legacy Projects > Gene Stratton-Porter Bicentennial Tea Gene Stratton-Porter Bicentennial Tea

Bicentennial Tea 1Explore the path to statehood as explained by a community leader from Vincennes circa 1813. He’ll share the swirling rumors of statehood and what that could mean for the residents of this frontier territory. The menu will include period appropriate dishes as well as delicious tea time favorites. This event also includes a guided tour of Gene Stratton-Porter’s Cabin at Wildflower Woods.



Q&A with Legacy Project Coordinator Tracy Fox

What do you consider the key accomplishment(s) of your Legacy Project?

  • This event sold out quickly and had much interest throughout the season. We were thrilled to have so many people interested in history!

Describe a highlight or most memorable moment related to your Legacy Project.

  • Having guests arrive in period costume was the highlight! We knew our guest speaker would be dressed for 1816 but we had no idea that other guests would join in!

Number of volunteers.

  • 10.

Estimated total attendance.

  • 50.

Photos of the Bicentennial Tea

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