Horse and Mule Event with Civil War Reenactment

A new event for Heritage Park and still growing 2018 will be it's second year. The event is for and about all Horses and Mules plus the other working animals on the farm.  An opportunity to see the horses and mules at work and play.  Talk with and watch the teamsters work.  Watch the fieldwork, plowing and disking. The horses will use ground power sweeps to perform Corn shelling, Corn grinding, Oat threshing, Sorghum pressing and use an operational Hay press.  Enjoy coach and wagon rides around the park grounds.  Look over the displayed vintage and modern equipment of animal powered equipment.  See a house moved by horse or mule power.  See an original circus wagon pulled by two teams of horses or mules.

Watch the Civil War come to life.  Visit the encampments, learn what really happened.  View and participate in demonstrations within the period camps. Civil War displays, and drills daily with a historical battle each afternoon.

Most of the Parks museums and displays will be open. Witness a Blacksmith working metal stock into tools and useful items, some even available for sale. Food vendors will also be available, so the family can make a day of it. 

Enjoy period entertainment daily. Civil War period Barn Dance Saturday evening. A Sunday morning Church service open to all at 9 a.m.  An open format schedule will be available each day and posted around the grounds, plus posted on our web-site. Come enjoy and participate when available.

 Admission via a souvenir button at $8.00 good for both days.

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