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Event Title McConnells Mill 2014 Heritage Festival
Dates 9/27/2014 - 9/28/2014
Time 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST
Location McConnells Mill State Park
City Portersville
State PA
Zip Code 16051-9401
Location Phone 724 368 3612
County Lawrence
Region Pittsburgh and its Countryside
Description History is in motion at the 22nd Annual Heritage Festival at McConnells Mill State Park. The festival celebrates the operational time period of the historical gristmill—from 1852 to 1928, and costumed vendors will display crafts inspired by this time. Bluegrass music and free tours of the mill will be offered. The historic gristmill houses the fascinating machinery that ground the grain for the community surrounding Slippery Rock Gorge. A civil war encampment brings history to life, and artisans & craftsmen will demonstrate their skills throughout the festival.

Free admission, free parking!


"Brush Creek" (formerly known as Mountain Therapy) will be playing bluegrass music from noon-
1:00 p.m. and 2-5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Tamarack Lake Cloggers will perform from 1-2:00 p.m Saturday and Sunday.

The 19th Ohio Light Artillery will demonstrate the firing of their artillery throughout both days.

Childrens activities: paper making, face painting, old time games and more!
Sponsors Portersville-Prospect Rotary Club
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Contact Phone 724 368-3612
Activities Children's Programs
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