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Oct
7
2010

Joel Lane Museum House Booth at Historic Oak View Heritage Day

Staff and volunteers of Joel Lane Museum House manned a booth at Historic Oak View County Park Heritage Day on October 2, 2010. Over 500 people stopped by and learned about the Joel Lane historic site, played old-time games, and tried to determine what various repoduction objects were used for in colonial times. It was a glorious fall day, and the fun was non stop! . Team of oxen

Junior Docent!
Loyal volunteer
Cotton boll
Cotton flower

Visitors at play A goat in a tree!


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What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie