French Creek Heritage Event

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COCHRANTON — The French Creek Heritage Event will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23, at the Cochranton fairgrounds.  Parking is available at the Cochranton High School.

The two-day living history event Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23, will feature period re-enactors, displays and a slate of distinguished speakers.  The freeadmission program will be held on the
fairgrounds in Cochranton.  The schedule runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Two battle re-enactments are included.  During the re-enactment at 4 p.m. Saturday, elements of the French, British and Natives will clash, giving visitors a sense of the sights and sounds of the period.  A cannonfiring demonstration will be included each day.  The Sunday event is set for 2:30 p.m. The camps open each day at 9 a.m.

The free event opens Saturday morning at 9 a.m., with a re-enactor’s paddlein, on French Creek, to kick off two days of stepping back in history.  This family friendly event offers something for all
interests and ages.

The event includes speakers, displays and living history.  Admission is free.

A full schedule is available online at www.frenchcreekheritageevent.com.