Living History Days

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Living History Days will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 9am to 4pm and 8pm to 10pm and Sunday, June 3 from 10am to 4pm at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 State Route 598. Living History Days is a yearly historical event celebrating Crawford County’s Revolutionary War connection.  The Crawford Park District partners with our local reenactment group, Colonel Crawford’s Company, to put on this event.  There will be reenactments of Col. Crawford’s capture each day concluding with a bus tour to Wyandot County for those who are interested.  New this year will include Dutch Milliners showing their sewing skills by sewing "A Gown in a Day".  Native Ways Traditional Arts will have items for purchase and will be showcasing skills such as hide tanning and cooking.  Native women will be showing skills such as finger weaving, gourd decorating and jewelry.  Be sure not to miss the Scottish bagpiper, blacksmith, Friendship Farms Goatsmilk soap, children's games, flint knapping, and 18th century music and dancing.  On Saturday evening from 8pm to 10pm, Col. Crawford's Company will provide lantern tours of the area.  Bring the family to experience history as it was in Crawford County!  Check out www.crawfordparkdistrict.org for a complete schedule of events. For more information contact the Crawford Park District office at 419-683-9000. 

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