Fall Festival at Lincoln’s New Salem

When:
October 25, 2014 – October 27, 2014 all-day
2014-10-25T05:00:00+00:00
2014-10-27T05:00:00+00:00
Where:
Lincoln's New Salem
Petersburg
IL 62675
USA
Contact:
217-632-4000

Typical autumn life on the 1830s prairie will be demonstrated. Costumed interpreters will demonstrate tasks such as candle dipping, butter churning, soap making, basket making, spinning wool, gardening, natural dyeing and fishing with nets. Demonstrations of meat smoking will take place in one of the log village’s smokehouses and wild game cooking will be in one of the log homes. Visitors can step down into the cellar at the tavern to see how fruits and vegetables were preserved during the winter. 217-632-4000 or www.LincolnsNewSalem.com.