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Annual Patoka Lake Heritage Day November 10th

Last updated on Wednesday, November 7, 2012

(PATOKA LAKE) - Join in the celebration of local history on Saturday, November 10th from 10a.m. - 2p.m. With programs, displays, crafts and demonstrations from Native American and pioneer days, experience the heritage and history of the Patoka River region.

Join in activities for all ages including old time games and tin punch crafts. Some displays and demonstrations will include living history programs, old time music, wooden toys, quilting, blacksmiths and much more.

Enjoy a presentation on Native American life in Indiana with special guest and history researcher, Mark Gehlhausen.

Take a short walk and hear stories of the Moery and Dillard families' as we tour the 1800's Moery Family Cabin that was reconstructed at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center.

Enjoy outdoor cast iron cooking demonstrations. A food vendor, Valeene Christian Church, will provide a variety of foods and baked goods throughout the event.

There is an entrance fee of $5 per vehicle ($7 out of state). For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the Visitor Center at 812.685.2447.

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