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Voyageur Encampment

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on August 27, 2017 at 10:00am

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: August 26 – 27 • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: $2

Location: Lake St. Clair Metropark Day Sail Boat Launch Map Me

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.

Details

Date:
August 27
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Lake St. Clair Metropark
31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Phone:
(586) 463-4581