WaltonTribune.com

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

William Harris Homestead Step back in time to learn about Walton 200 years ago

Heritage Day is official celebration of county's Bicentennial

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:00 am

MONROE, Ga. — In partnership with Walton County’s 2018 Bicentennial celebration, the William Harris Homestead is hosting a “once in a lifetime” event, Heritage Day … 200th Grand Jubilee, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.

At Heritage Day…200th Grand Jubilee, visitors will step back in time to learn about 18th and 19th century living with archaeological excavations, Native American and frontier re-enactments, 19th century farming and “From Fiber to Fabric,” an interactive textile and “King Cotton” exhibit.

Heritage Day will be a time to commemorate our Walton County war veterans from long ago and the Civil War.

Craft demonstrations, 1800s children’s games and activities, musical entertainment, great food, and much more will round out a great bicentennial community event.

Admission to Heritage Day … 200th Grand Jubilee is $10 for adults, $6 for children under 12, and children under 4 are admitted free.

The Homestead, a nonprofit organization, is a Walton County Historic Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Located 7 miles north of Monroe on Highway 11, the Homestead boasts a restored log house (circa 1825) and outbuildings from the early 19th century and provides a rare glimpse into the life of Georgia’s early homesteaders.

For more information, call 770-267-5844, go to www.harrishomestead.com and like us on Facebook.

  • Discuss

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
  • 2 Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness acounts, the history behind an article.
  • 7 No Outside Web Links.Comments that include links outside that of The Tribune site will be removed.

Welcome to the discussion.

Online poll

What is the best thing about living in Walton County?

Saturday, Dec. 15, marks the Bicentennial of Walton County. What's your favorite part of our community?

Total Votes: 33

Loading…