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Early 19th Century Thanksgiving

November 24, 2019
allaire state park

Celebrate an early 19th century Thanksgiving with the villagers of James P. Allaire’s Howell Iron Works Company!

The historic homes, craft shops and retail buildings will be open to welcome you for a special Day of Thanks. Starting at 11 am, special program at the historic chapel, craft demonstrations (blacksmith, tinsmith, carpentry, leather-making and more), cooking at the Manager’s House over its 18th century open hearth, and other special activities for adults and children. Bakery, General Store and Enameling Building’s Museum Store open for early holiday shopping. Additional early 19th century period cooking and other activities to “give thanks” will be spread throughout the village!

Tractor and wagon rides will also be happening at the event from 11am to 3pm. The rides will be boarding in front of the Row House, departing every 15 minutes and are a first come first serve basis. Rides cost $5 per person and are free for children under 2 years of age. Tickets can be purchased on site at the day of the event.