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Pioneer Days at Rikard’s Mill Historical Park

November 5, 2015 - November 6, 2015

Each November, the Museum’s Rikard’s Mill Historical Park in Beatrice returns to Pioneer Days. Just a short drive north of Monroeville, the park features an 1845 working grist mill built by Jake Rikard. Powered by water from Flat Creek, the mill still grinds corn into grits and corn meal. The park includes a sugar cane mill, a blacksmith shop, the “miller’s cabin” and an old covered bridge gift shop. Students can see a number of old tools and farm machinery used by early settlers.Pioneer Days assembles a number of demonstrators who recreate life in the mid-1800s. Students can watch demonstrators weave fabric, make quilts, construct musical instruments and extract juice from sugar cane for syrup making. This is a great opportunity for students to step back in time and experience life in early Alabama. Call (251) 575- 7433 for more information.

Details

Start:
November 5, 2015
End:
November 6, 2015
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Website:
monroecountymuseum.org

Organizer

Monroe County Heritage Museum
Phone:
251-575-7433
Email:
mchm@frontiernet.net
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Venue

Rikard’s Mill Historical Park
Between Monroeville and Camden on Hwy 265, 5 miles north of Beatrice
Monroe County, AL United States
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