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Ohio Bicentennial Wagon Train
    Licking Township Wagon Train Event Photos
      Photos by Rhonda Carte

 

 

Ohio Bicentennial Wagon Train Event

(See Licking Township Wagon Train Event Photos)

Information provided by Licking County Website

You Are Invited

To

Licking County’s

Wagon Train Events

         June 30 - July 3, 2003

The Wagon Train

The Bicentennial Wagon Train will travel through 10 counties primarily along the historic National Road, today U. S. 40, one of America’s most scenic byways.

 Licking County is commemorating Ohio’s Bicentennial through a series of extraordinary events. These major events showcase Licking County’s pioneering spirit and creates a legacy for future generations.

The Ohio Bicentennial LogoAlong the way, participants will have opportunities to celebrate significant people, places and events in Ohio history, to appreciate the transportation legacy of Ohio and take part in community celebrations. The train will be an all-encompassing experience for those who participate, combining education, history and fun as it captures the pioneering spirit of the early settlement of Ohio.

 The Bicentennial BellThe Licking County Bicentennial Bell will be on display throughout the wagon train event (weather permitting). You may purchase a replica bell at all Licking County event locations or any Park National Bank. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a variety of Historic Craft Presentations.

 

Schedule of Events

 June 30, 2003

Noah’s Park

1:00 p.m. - 8:30 pm.

(Wagon Train will arrive between 4-4:30 p.m.)

Activities: Crafters, basket weaver, Blacksmith, photo opportunity with Bear face-cut-out, Pioneer games, dulcimer players, limber jack dolls, carving of walking sticks, iron pot cooking. Food: Vendors on-site.

 July 1, 2003 - "Licking TWP Hall 3:00 PM!"

Noah’s Park

Wagon Train will depart at 8:30 a.m.

 Bowling Green Township

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Activities: Historic Marker Photo-Op

 Herb-N-Ewe

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Activities: None

Food: Lunch - RSVP Required (740) 322-2264

 Licking Township

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Activities: Proclamation Issued

Food: Light refreshments served

 Lakewood High School

4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

(Wagon Train will arrive between 4-4:30 p.m.)

Activities: Square dancing, entertainment by Order of Arrow, and many more events.

Food: Hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, and snow cones.

July 2, 2003

 Lakewood High School

Wagon Train will depart at 8:30 a.m.

Activities: Parade

 Hebron Mill

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Activities: Parade and Village Historical Marker Ceremony

 Pigeon Roost Farm

10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Activities: Dulcimer music, Farrier, quilting, rug weaving, candle making, blacksmith, donkey rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, basket weaving, display of period antiques, rug hooking, teepee on display, goat milking and barn yard petting animals, and more.

Food: Vendor’s on-site selling hotdogs, nachos/cheese, drinks and more.

 Watkins Memorial High School

4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Activities: Games, musical entertainment, petting zoo, wool spinning, historical displays, and more.

Food: Vendors on-site.

July 3, 2003

 Watkins Memorial High School

Wagon Train will depart at 8:30 a.m.

 Etna Corporation Park

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Activities: None

Food: Snack

 Ohio Dept. of Agriculture

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Activities: None

Food: Lunch for invitees only

Times may vary depending on travel conditions.

 

 

 

 

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