Monroeville Historical Society Presents HERITAGE DAY FESTIVAL
“A Tribute to Monroeville’s Rural Past”
Pony Rides = $4 – Victory Stables from Apollo is offering supervised rides on three good-natured ponies that love nothing more than to let your ride them.
Scarecrow Making = $4 – Bring your own scarecrow to life in time for Halloween.
Crafts = $1 – Fashion your own cornhusk and yarn dolls, awaken your inner autumn artist with pumpkin painting.
Farm Animals – Pet, play and take photos as you meet friendly farm animals from Victory Stables.
Historical Antique Farming Implements – What is it? When you visit the Tool Shed, you can have fun guessing the implements’ names and how they are used.
Self-Guided Tours of the Historical Houses
– McGinley House – kitchen, museum room, parlor, upstairs bedroom, miniatures and dollhouse room.
– McCully Log House – interact and relive history with a MHS member.
– Pioneer and Native American artifacts shown by Reenactor Henry Bowden.
– Spinning wheel demonstration by Jennifer Lis.
– Churn butter, see bread and potato baking in the outdoor oven, churn butter and sample it on your slice of bread served with cider.
– View an antique gun collection and enjoy frontier food made by Doug Plance and his family.
– Enjoy talking with beekeeper John Yakim while he explains the bees’ activities in his hive.
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