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Clarke County Historical Museum

116 W. Cobb Street
Grove Hill , AL 36451 United States

June 2013

Grove Hill – Fort Sinquefield 200th Anniversary

June 29, 2013 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Clarke County Historical Museum, 116 W. Cobb Street
Grove Hill , AL 36451 United States

Registration is $8.00 and includes: Friday night Meet & Greet with refreshments & Lectures. Saturday: 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast, touring the museum, & Clarke County Museum, Descendants’ meeting, & photograph. Free: 10am-2pm - Living history at Fort Sinquefield (tour on your own), Food available at site. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Lectures (needs to register) on the Creek War by Robert Thrower, historian, Poarch Creek Indians & Dr. Kathryn Braund, historian, Auburn University. For more…

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October 2013

Grove Hill – Pioneer Day and Storytelling

October 26, 2013
Clarke County Historical Museum, 116 W. Cobb Street
Grove Hill , AL 36451 United States

Living History event featuring costumed reenactors, demonstrations and more. Alston-Cobb House and Mathews Log Cabin open for tours. Live Music. 1800’s children’s games and activities, homemade baked goods and outdoor campfire cooking. Hands-on activities include rope making, candle making, clothes washing, corn husk doll making and more. Call 251-275-8684 or www.clarkemuseum.com for more information. Admission is free. The storytelling legacy of Kathryn Tucker Windham is honored by telling and with listening to stories of folklore and oral history indigenous to…

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November 2014

Pioneer Day

November 8, 2014
Clarke County Historical Museum, 116 W. Cobb Street
Grove Hill , AL 36451 United States
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The grounds are transformed into a living history exhibit for visitors interested in the pioneer way of life. How to make syrup from sorghum cane… how a pioneer wife washed her family’s clothes… how cotton was cleaned, combed, spun, and eventually woven into fabric… candle making… lye soap making… corn husk doll making… and many other techniques are revisited and demonstrated for the public. Children can even play games from the late 1800’s. Admission is free. http://www.clarkecountyal.com/annual_events.htm

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