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Reenactors to demonstrate skills during Pioneer Days at Historic Lyme Village

By Norwalk Reflector Staff • Sep 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM

BELLEVUE — Historic Lyme Village is celebrating Pioneer Days this weekend.

Visitors on Saturday and Sunday will get a feel for what early pioneers did to prepare foods, garden and farm, care for animals, and attend a one-room school house.

During Pioneer Days, there will be reenactors demonstrating many skills that were necessary in the early days in Ohio.

Visitors also can take a tour of the John Wright Mansion. Built in 1882, it has been restored to show visitors how life was in this beautiful home.

Here are other attractions this weekend:

• Tours of Merry Schoolhouse, a one-room school house from the 1880s

• Weavers and spinners making yarn and thread used to produce clothing

• Visits with Mr. and Mrs. Abe Lincoln

• Discussions with the “uncommon Union Soldier” and a cannon display

• An early 1800s mountain man and buckskinner

• Broom-making demonstration

• Various musical instruments such as the dulcimer and string instruments

• The Pioneer Days String Instrument band

• Taylor’s Battery, a Confederate Artillery group

• Visit the Indian campsites and teepees

• The blacksmith shop

• Cloggers

• The Postmark Collectors Club Museum located in the visitors’ center

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