Trail of Courage Living History Festival

Sept. 17-18, 46th annual TRAIL OF COURAGE LIVING HISTORY FESTIVAL, Rochester, Ind., on Fulton County Historical Society grounds on north side of Tippecanoe River 4 miles north of Rochester on U.S. 31. Fulton County Museum & Round Barn Museum & Living History Village called Loyal, Indiana, at north end of grounds. Festival at south end of grounds on riverbank.

Historic encampments include French & Indian War, Voyageurs, Revolutionary War, War of 1812,
Western Fur Trade, Plains Indian tepees, Woodland Indian wigwams. Muzzle loading shooting and tomahawk
throwing contests & canoe rides.

Chippeway Village: over 30 wooden booths, log cabin trading post, 1832 post office, storytellers, food
booths, traditional crafts. Foods cooked over wood fires include buffalo burgers, chicken & noodles, stew in
big kettles, ham & beans, barbeque, more. Traditional crafts: basketry, weaving, spinning, blacksmithing,
beadwork, rope making, candle dipping, etc.

Programs on two stages – Chippeway Village & Hillside Amphitheater funded in part by Indiana Arts
Commission: period music and dance, historic skits, Indian lore. Indian dances 2 p.m. in Indian dance arena.
Special honored Potawatomi family with ancestors on the 1838 Trail of Death.

Friday is School Tour Day, not open to general public.
Free tram rides from museums and free parking lot to festival. Handicapped facilities. No motorized vehicles
allowed in festival area. Open Sat 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission charged, free for age 5
and under. Contact Fulton County Historical Society, 37 E 375 N, Rochester, IN 46975, phone 574-223-4436,

fchs@rtcol.com
, www.fultoncountyhistory.org museum open year around Mon. Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Date

Sep 17 2022
Expired!

Time

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Location

Fulton County Historical Society
37 E 375 N, Rochester, IN

Organizer

Fulton County Historical Society
Phone
574-223-4436
Website
http://www.fultoncountyhistory.org

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