Traditional and Sawmill Demonstrations

All festival weekend long, there are lots of interesting demonstrations and displays that show you how hard our ancestors worked just to survive in the old days.

Past Traditional demonstrations:

Apple butter making by Eddie Mathis
Blacksmithing by Andy Bennett
Broom making by Bryan Newton
Chain carving by Denzil McKim
Chair caning by Lou Stein
Glassblowing by Kerry Zimmerman
Honey by Alan Crone
Rope making by James Blank
Shaker boxes by Steve Colts
Sorghum making by  Steve Hubert
Spinning by Debby Rochner
Stained glass by Janet Hayes
Weaving by  Marlene Gaither
Wood turning by Rob Roby
Wood carving by Dave Thornton

and of course, Abe Lincoln played by Donnie Foreman


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Sawmill Demonstrations

Steam Engine and Antique Tractor owners will take their turn at belting up to the sawmill to see how well they can power the mill.

Traditional Demonstrations Contact
Vicki Meredith
(812) 952-3368
Sawmill Demonstrations Contact
James Schellenberger
(812) 952-2862