Heritage Day set at County Historical Museum

    HARTFORD - The Van Buren County Historical Society will present its annual Heritage Day on  Sunday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the County Historical Museum, 58471 Red Arrow Highway, Hartford.  Admission is $5 for guests age 13 and up, $2 for 6-12 years old, free for 5 and under. Parking is free.
    A great selection of vendors will be on hand with weaving, spinning, hand-dipped candles, Log Cabin Society, Regional Genealogy Society,  jewelry, many with wares for sale.  Watch a potter at work!
    The museum gift shop will be open with a variety of items. A young man of 11 will be available to answer questions about the World Wars.  A yard sale will offer treasures from many people, the Motor Mouth Food Truck will have great food for sale. A baked goods sale will provide some to take home and some to eat right then, quilting will be on display, and hear the voices of our friendly ghosts.  Our Black Smith shop is up and running under the capable hands of Mike Nelson.  Antique tractors will be on display along with the county’s 1954 police car.  
    The Sea Cadets will raise and lower the flag, and they will be available to assist visitors.  
    Ninety percent of the 44-room museum is handicapped accessible with a barrier-free west side entrance.  There is still room for more vendors; if interested, call Roylinda Rumbaugh at (269) 569-1639.
    Regular museum hours are Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from 12-5 pm.  Archival research is done on Wednesdays with advanced appointment; there is a small fee for this service. Mailing address is P.O.Box 452 or call (269) 621-2188.  
 

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