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Cochranton PA French Creek Heritage Event 3rd Annual

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When:
July 22, 2017 – July 23, 2017 all-day
2017-07-22T00:00:00-04:00
2017-07-24T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Cochranton Fairgrounds PA
125-139 Pearl St
Cochranton, PA 16314
USA

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Cochranton PA

French Creek Heritage Event

3rd Annual

July 22-23, 2017


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See website:

http://frenchcreekheritageevent.com/

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“Stepping Back in Time: 1754-1763

Clashing Nations Mired in World War”

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Cochranton Community Fairgrounds

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SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2016


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8:00 AM

Reenactor Paddle-In and Living History Encampments
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9:00 AM

Confluence of French Creek and Sugar Creek

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MAIN TENT PRESENTATIONS – GENERAL SCHEDULE
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9:45AM

Introductions & Welcome
Mark Roche – Cochranton Area Redevelopment Effort, Inc.
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10:00AM

“Frontier Commerce in the 18th Century – A Study of Trade Goods, Routes &
Transport Technology”
Mark Hersee
Historical Researcher & Living Historian

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11:00AM

“The 1760 Campaign – From the Ohio Valley to the Conquest of New France”
Douglas Cubbison, Author and Curator
Wyoming Veterans Museum
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12:00PM MID-DAY / LUNCH BREAK

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1:00PM

“Round Table: War Sweeps the Pennsylvania Frontier and the World”
Group Panel Discussion
Event Speakers and Invited Experts

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2:30PM

“The Events of 1759 and the Siege of Fort Niagara”
Robert Emerson, Executive Director
Old Fort Niagara

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4:00PM

BATTLE REENACTMENT & CANNON DEMONSTRATION
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5:00PM

(See LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATIONS on next page for scheduled events)

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FRENCH CREEK HERITAGE EVENT – 3 RD ANNUAL (2017)
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LIVING HISTORY PRESENTATIONS

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9:00 AM

Open Camps – French, Colonial and Native American Encampments
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5:00 PM

Reenactments & Living History – All Locations
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4:00 PM

Main Tactical Reenactment Event – Peril in the Forest
Tactical Engagement Area
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4:45 PM

Artillery Demonstration
Tactical Engagement Area
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OTHER EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Ongoing Events Archaeological Dig Boxes & Demonstrations
(All Day) Meryhurst University Archaeological Institute
Historical Artwork Displays
Robert Griffing
John Buxton
White Historic Art
Jack Paluh
Book Signings – Specific Times TBD
Doug Cubbison, Matt Wulff, Ervin Stutzman

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A Visitor Comes to Town
George Washington (Jason Cherry) at the Main Fairgrounds
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Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Dennis Murray, Robert Stone and friends
Artifact Exhibitions & Flint Knapping Demonstrations
French Creek Archaeological Society
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SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2016


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MAIN TENT PRESENTATIONS
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9:45AM

Introductions & Welcome
Mark Roche – Board Member
Cochranton Area Redevelopment Effort, Inc.
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10:00AM

“Rogers Rangers: Innovative Troops and Tactics for a New World”
Matt Wulff
Author, Historical Researcher & Living Historian

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11:00AM

“Charlotte Browne & Female Perspectives on 18th Century War”
Erica Nuckles
Director of History & Collections
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12:00PM MID-DAY / LUNCH BREAK

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1:00PM

“Guyasuta and Custaloga Town: Recent Archaeological Explorations”
Speaker TBD
Mercyhurst University Archaeological Institute

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2:30PM-

BATTLE REENACTMENT & CANNON DEMONSTRATION
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3:30PM

(See LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATIONS on next page for scheduled events)
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LIVING HISTORY PRESENTATIONS
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9:00 AM

Open Camps – French, Colonial and Native American Encampments
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4:00 PM

Reenactments & Living History – All Locations
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9:30 AM

18th Century Divine Service
Fairgrounds / Main Encampment Area
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2:30 PM

Main Tactical Reenactment Event –

Peril in the Forest
Tactical Engagement Area
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3:30

PM Artillery Demonstration
Tactical Engagement Area
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4:00

PM Event Conclusion
Encampments Closed to the Public
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Ongoing Events Historical Artwork Displays
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(All Day) Robert Griffing
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John Buxton
White Historic Art
Jack Paluh
Book Signings – Specific Times TBD
Doug Cubbison, Matt Wulff, Ervin Stutzman
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A Visitor Comes to Town
George Washington (Jason Cherry) at the Main Fairgrounds
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Blacksmithing Demonstrations
Dennis Murray, Robert Stone and friends
Artifact Exhibitions & Flint Knapping Demonstrations
French Creek Archaeological Society

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