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Penn’s Colony Festival Review – Saxonburg, Pennsylvania – September 29, 2019

The Penn’s Colony Festival invites festival goers to a wooded area in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania… …only to transport them to the mid 1700’s… …where children are taught of different times… …military men of rank freely travel about on horseback… …and parades are done through the market streets… …as festival goers and … Read more

The Civil War Encampment – Burton, Ohio – My Experience

Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln with Family

2023 DATE: May 27-28, 2023This post documents my experience on May 25, 2019. Just beyond the entrance gates of the Century Village Museum… …as the fifes and drums remembered Johnny (Crooked River Fife and Drums)… …19th century men chatted in the shade… …young Union solders set up a rifle pyramid… … Read more

Sonnenberg Homecoming – Kidron, Ohio

The Sonnenberg Homecoming is the perfect excuse to visit Sonnenberg Village, enter some historic buildings, enjoy live music, learn something at an exhibit and try out some delicious food. 2023 DATE: August 12, 2023Location: Sonnenberg Village13497 Hackett RoadApple Creek, OH 44606Website: https://www.kidronhistoricalsociety.org **** This post documents my experience on August … Read more

21.) Mountain Craft Days Review – Somerset, Pennsylvania – September 9, 2017

The Somerset Historical Center is a beautiful property to explore… …with a covered bridge… …a cider press… …a newly finished lime kiln… …and an annual festival called Mountain Craft Days. All over the grounds, festival goers were able to watch demonstrations and learn about such things as stone cutting… …coopering… … Read more

Fort Rowdy Gathering – Covington, Ohio

The Fort Rowdy Gathering transports festival goers to a late 1700’s/early 1800’s trading village with vendors, food and entertainment. 2023 DATE: September 2-4, 2023Location: Covington Community Park140 W Broadway StCovington, OH 45318Website: https://www.facebook.com/fortrowdygathering/ **** This post documents my experience on September 4, 2016. I walked on over to Covington Community … Read more

Fair at New Boston – Springfield, Ohio

The Fair at New Boston is a festival/fair set in 1790-1810 with period vendors, entertainment and food. Tons to see and do. 2023 DATE: September 2-3, 2023Location: 936 S Tecumseh RdSpringfield, OH 45506Website: https://www.facebook.com/FairatNewBoston/ **** This post documents my experience on September 4, 2016. Beyond the entrance banner, admission gate… … Read more