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Huntersville Traditions Day

October 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Huntersville Tradition Days 027 Sugar Run

In historic Huntersville, WV
October 3rd & 4th

Step back with us in time | When life was simple | And our traditions began.

Old-time music by Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters, Sugar Run Band, Homer Hunter, Mud Hole Control, J.J. Riley & Cody Burns, and Civil War music by East Greenbrier Strings

Huntersville Traditions Day is a way to step back in time and enjoy the Appalachian Culture by taking part in demonstrations of some of the lost arts that have disappeared through the decades. Visitors have the opportunity to tour the Huntersville School, Presbyterian and Methodist Church, Jail, Civil War Cemetery and enjoy the history throughout the Huntersville Community. You can also take a walking tour or catch a horse and buggy to enjoy making apple butter, make ice cream, spin wool, cane chairs, grind coffee, watch soap being made, listen to Beatrix Potter’s story, start a hit and miss engine, take a pony ride, help make sorghum, keep in tune with the cloggers, practice muzzle leading, let the children play old time games, visit the old time post office, enjoy a cup of cider, tap your foot to mountain music and watch corn meal ground. Take a tour of the old county jail,check out the old tool wagon and enjoy a wonderful meal at the Methodist Church. Make a visit to the lunch room at the school and step back in time with Laura Ingalls and enjoy the quilt display. What a wonderful weekend in Huntersville WV of stepping back in time when life was simple and our traditions began.

Activities include:
Friday, October 3rd, 5:00 PM at Huntersville Methodist Church:
Irish Road Bowling on Rte 28
Civil War Tea Tasting
Dinner & Pie Auction
Civil War era Style Show
Campfire discussion with Robert E. Lee (portrayed by Al Stone)

Saturday, October 4, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Huntersville School:
Old-time music with Homer Hunter
Tour of school
Muzzle loading
Coffee grinding
Old time post office
Preserving Pocahontas exhibit
Sharp’s Store display
WVU Logging/Forestry Team

Huntersville school lunch room:
Quilting bee & display
Knitting & Crocheting

Huntersville Jail:
Tour of jail
Broom making

Huntersville Methodist Church:
Old-time music with Mud Hole Control
Tour of church
Tea tastingApple butter making

Huntersville Presbyterian Church:
Civil War music with East Greenbrier Strings
Tour of church
Civil War history
Civil War embalmer

Down on the Farm:
Old-time music with J.J. Riley & Cody Burns
Pony Rides
Games & activities for children

Presented by Huntersville Historical Traditions – a non-profit organization created for the preservation, restoration, education, and promotion of awareness of the history of the first county seat of Pocahontas County – Huntersville, WV


Downtown Huntersville
Route 39
Huntersville, WV 24954 United States
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