Sunday, June 12, 2011

When you attend the Schoenbrunn Village Trade Fair, you will have the opportunity to walk the same grounds as the original inhabitants of the Village did. The Village is on the exact site of the Delaware Moravian town started in 1772! There are 17 buildings on their original site presently. You will see the Meeting House which will host children's games and activities on Saturday and Sunday as well as hosting Parson John for his Sunday sermon. It will also host the Colonial Dinner Saturday night. The school house will be open for your continued learning! The 11 cabins are already reserved for Vendor's and re-enactors and 2 of the 3 Indian Cabins are also taken. There are several 2 story cabins and 1 double cabin with a breezeway. This cabin is home to Doctor Roberts and his 4 girls for the Fair. He will be demonstrating his craft at 3 shows, 2 on Saturday and 1 on Sunday. Don't miss them, his program is fantastic!
While walking the grounds, you will be treated to the best 18th century re-enactors and products available. There will be beautiful 18th century pottery by Amanda and Pat Lipps from Common Ground Pottery, hand made leather goods by Bob Browder at Long Hunter Leather, Hand woven blankets and yarns by Cardon Wools. Hand Forged iron items by Randy Wolfe at Bethel Forge, Clothing by Mike Pullins at Ohio Valley Peddler as well as clothing from Hidden Dirk Mercantile. Hand made trade silver by Roger and Stacie Moore, custom made horn items by Wild Willy Frankfurt, master horner. 18th century militia leather from Darrel Lang of Wulff's Ranger's, assorted 18th century items from the mark Wiley at the Wiley House , assorted 18th century notions by Bruce Richmond of Stitches in Tyme, also attending will be Smoke and Fire offering just about everything 18th century, and much more.
You will see military and militia soldiers walking the grounds along with Eastern Woodland Indians. There will also be musket demonstrations each day for your enjoyment.
Please put our Trade Fair on your calendar for the 3rd weekend in October. It's a great way to share a fall weekend with the family at a fantastic historical site. You will not be disappointed!

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