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6th Annual American Heritage Days at South Park

October 1, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - October 2, 2022 @ 4:00 PM EDT

The Richland Early American Center for History invites you to discover life in early America during the 18th and 19th Century from living historical reenactors. Throughout the day there will be crafts, trades, demonstrations, and activities, including Blacksmithing, Games and Children’s Activities, Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations, and Civilian and Military Reenactments.  Grounds feature the 1808 log cabin with Rumford fireplace and baking oven, an original 1812 Blockhouse, and a late 18th/early 19th-century blacksmith/woodworking shop.  Public hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Admission and parking are free to public.
**Food Truck will be on site for our event for visitors and re-enactors.
***Friday, September 30th is “Food Truck Friday” for townspeople as they watch the official opening and camp set up.
For Re-enactors:
Set up Thursday, September 29th in evening or Friday, September 29th. We will have water, wood, restroom facilities, and a food truck will be on site for Friday, Saturday, & Sunday. Dance Saturday evening with period musicians. Camp breakfast for Saturday and Sunday before the event. Details will be given upon arrival. No camp fees. No merchant fees. Take down camp Sunday evening or Monday.
For returning re-enactors, let us know you are coming by sending us a message. For new re-enactors, please send us a completed jury form and photos by Wednesday, September 21st, at [email protected].  You can message us at [email protected], or follow us on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/RichlandEarlyAmericanCenterforHistory


October 1, 2022 @ 10:00 AM EDT
October 2, 2022 @ 4:00 PM EDT
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Richland Early American Center for History


First Day Open/Close Times:
October 1st, 10am to 4pm
Second Day Open/Close Times:
October 2nd, 10am to 4pm
Event Genre
French and Indian War, American Revolutionary War, War of 1812
Available At The Event
Military, Natives, Civilians, Food Vendors, Demos, Entertainers, Blanket Traders
Years Portrayed at Event
1750 to 1812
Next Year's Date
To be announced


South Park
100 Brinkerhoff Ave
Mansfield, OH 44906 United States
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