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Voyageur Encampment

August 25 - August 26

Overview:

Learn about and experience the rich history connected with the voyageurs, coureur de bois, early settlers, Indians & military of the Great Lakes Fur Trade Era. This reenactment of the life-styles and skills of this era will include demonstrations and displays of canoe building, traditional crafts and skills, trade goods and artifacts, blacksmithing, campfire cooking, military life, cannons and weaponry, and much more! Come and enjoy music and dance, stories and lectures, and the sharing of our unique culture and history. The encampment is set up along the West Beach, with access from the Day Sail parking lot and beach.

Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: $2

Location:Lake St Clair Metropark Day Sail Boat Launch

Contact:

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $35 annually for regular admission, $21 annually for seniors or $10 daily.

Park

Lake St. Clair Metropark
31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Phone:
(586) 463-4581
Website:
http://www.metroparks.com/parks/lake-st-clair-metroparks/