Pioneer Day set for Saturday July 8th
The La Porte County Historical Society Museum will be having its first Pioneer Day on Saturday July 8th. Starting at 11 AM, a “White Glove” tour of the current display, “A Cozy Cover-Up: A Look at La Porte County Quilts” will take place. Also, starting at 11 AM, a quilter will be on hand to answer any quilting question and to demonstrate quilting. At 1 PM, a program entitled, “Do You Have What it Takes to be a Pioneer?” will be presented in the meeting room at the museum by Marianne Davison. The 90 minute program will be an exploration of America’s founding beliefs, with local information on Miriam Benedict, our earliest settler to this region, and the life of the pioneers on the trail and settlement. There will be hands-on displays, a power point presentation, music and handouts. It is open to adults and children, 2nd grade and up. Pioneer-type refreshments will be served starting at 11 AM. The La Porte County Historical Society Museum is is accessible to those with disabilities.
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