Photo by Tom Cross


Adams County Heritage Days 2015 Program

Period dress welcome!

Friday, September 25

Parking for Friday $5 per car, free with Hog Roast Ticket

9 AM to 12 PM Adams County School Children Program – not open to public

9 AM to 11 AM Setup: vending, displays, demonstrations

1 PM Activities begin – Welcome to Heritage Days

Vendors, displays and demonstrations in place and operating

Demonstrations – continuing thru the afternoon

Food items for sale

        Featuring Grassy Run Re–enactors

        Tours of the Wilson Homes and Grounds 2 to 3 PM.

5:00 PM Hog Roast Dinner tickets are $10 adults and $5 child

5:00 to 6:30 PM Music and Fire Pit – Bring your own lawn chairs

String music by local musicians: Jerry Naylor, Dale Grooms, and group

7:00 PM Special Musical Presentation: Bev Carroll

Saturday, September 26

Parking for Saturday $5 per car

10 AM Activities begin – Welcome to Heritage Days


Old time food and hog roast items for sale thru out day

         Muzzle Loader firing contest registration and discussion of rules at 10 AM
(period dress-type attire required to participate)

         2 Competition Divisions: smooth bore and rifle


Tours of Wilson Homes and Grounds: 10 to 11:30 AM and 1 to 4 PM

Pioneer Activities and Demonstrations during the day:

         Featuring Gassy Run Re-enactor activities

           Book author presentation

           Candle making

           Period vendors

           Old time musicians

           Quilting and weaving demonstration by Scrappy Quilters

           Civil War Medicine and Surgery – Al Lewis

           Native American re-enactor and archery demonstration

           Native American artifact display

           Historical tractor and equipment display


History Presentations (barn presentation area):

11:00 AM: Amy Queen – John T. Wilson

11:30 AM: Nancy Atkinson – Patsy McIntyre and the Underground Railroad

12:00 Musket shooting contest winners and awards

12:30 PM: Paula Wright, author – discussing the book, “Gist’s Promised Land”

1:00 PM: Nina Couser – Ellen Couser, housekeeper for John T. Wilson

1:30 PM: Bill Stephenson – History of Tranquility and Scott Township

5 PM activities end

 Exhibitors and vendors:

     Friends of Serpent Mound

     Book author

     Blacksmith handmade item sales

     Hog roast items for sale

     Native American artifacts

     Cocoa Rose Adams County Keepsake Sales

     Antique jars

     Jelly and Jams

     Leather/ furs



     Wooden toys

     Ohio Gourd Society




     Maple syrup



Note: Tractor wagon shuttle available to/from parking to displays

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