Thursday, January 07, 2010

Homestead Heritage Days - Humble, Texas February 13, 2010

Mark you calendars for Homestead Heritage Days on Saturday February 13, 2010, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Redbud Hill Homestead at the Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center.

There will be plenty of activities for everyone including:


Pioneer Construction Skills
Spinning and weaving
Open-fire cooking
Lye soap making
Hands-on crafts
Heritage music
Pioneer lore
Survival skills
Civil war drills
Black powder demos
Native American crafts
Militia re-enactment groups

1830’s Homestead:

Corn crib
Chicken house
Root cellar
Log cabin
Rail fences
Bread oven
Wagon rides
Pioneer garden
Blacksmith shop
Woodworking shop
Native American dwellings

The Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center is located at 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble, Texas. For more information call Harris County Precinct 4, (281) 446-8588 or click here for a pdf file with all the information.

Photo courtesy of Texas Heritage Society Publicity Chair, Pat Spackey. Jennifer and Kary Searle in period attire.

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