History & Tourism

Turn The Clock Back Over 200 Years This Weekend

4 Sep , 2018  

You are invited to “reach” back to the past as the City of Mansfield Parks Department hosts and the Richland Early American Center for History holds the Fourth Annual Living History Days at South Park.

The event takes place over two days, Saturday September 8 from 10 AM to 5 PM, and Sunday September 9 from 10 AM to 4 PM, and is free to the public.

Highlights of this year’s edition of Living History Days will include:

  • Militia musket demonstrations
  • Cannon demonstrations
  • Cooking demonstrations, including tasting food cooked over an open fire
  • Blacksmith
  • Tours of the Blockhouse and the “new” cabin project
  • Both days – “Many Faces of Old Glory” historic flag presentation by Vane Scott
  • The story of Colonel Crawford as shared by Mark Cory
  • Bagpipes played by Brad Harp

Photos above and below were taken during last year’s Living History Days in South Park. Click for a larger image.

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