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The 6th Annual
OLD TIME HORSE FARMERS GATHERING

Come relive and enjoy the past, when the mule was king and the horse was in style.  Events such as this educational living history demonstration help to teach our children about the past, as well as bring back the good old days of our grandpas.  Experience farming and farm life before the tractor.  

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Elizabeth Ringus, of Barnwell, SC demonstrates the art of pottery making with a kick wheel.

Sept. 28 & 29  2001
9:00am-5:00pm

Blackville, SC

Need directions?  

View this map!

 

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Apple Pressing gives children a chance to discover where apple juice comes from.

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         * PLOWING

PARADE OF HORSES

 

* HAY MOWING
         * DISCING * HAY RAKING
         * HARROWING * HAY BALING
         *CORN BINDING * MULTIPLE  HITCHES

AND MUCH MORE DRAFT HORSE AND MULE FARMING

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Larry Kronman of Cottageville, SC gives a plowing lesson with "Jake" his mule.

 

COTTON PICKING AND GINNING
WAGON RIDES CANE SQUEEZING
CHILDREN'S BARNYARD SWEET POTATO DIGGING
SHEEP SHEARING CORN PICKING, SHELLING,
WOOL SPINNING CRACKING AND A GRIST MILL 
COW MILKING BASKET WEAVING
BUTTER CHURNING AND OLD TIME CRAFTS
ANTIQUE VENDORS EQUIPMENT DISPLAY
OPEN AIR MUSEUM HIT & MISS ENGINES
BLACKSMITH ENTERTAINMENT

LUNCH STAND PROVIDED BY THE CALVARY FELLOWSHIP MENNONITE SCHOOL
ALONG WITH OTHER GOOD OLD COUNTRY FOODS

ADULTS $3 ---- STUDENTS $2 ---- UNDER THREE FREE

PROCEEDS GO TO VARIOUS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS,  TO EXPAND THE EDUCATION OF OUR YOUTH,  AND TO IMPROVE NEXT YEARS EVENT

For information contact:
Cindy or Tommy Flowers
2525 Ashleigh Rd., Blackville, SC 29817
803-259-3350 Night or 803-259-1981 Day
or
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NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PERMITTED ON THE GROUNDS

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 

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         David Snodgrass of Johnson, SC with a team of gray Percherons pulling a single disc.  1998

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Dwayne Wetzel drives the mules, while Gene Knowlton operates the road scrape. This was a demonstration of the way dirt roads were kept smooth.  1998

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THE OLD TIME HORSE FARMERS GATHERING --2000

WAS  SPONSORED BY THE FOLLOWING:

Financial Contributions

TC CABINETS -- BLACKVILLE, SC

SOUTH CAROLINA DRAFT HORSE ASSOCIATION (SCDHA)

BLACKVILLE CIVIC CLUB

EDISTO ELECTRIC CO-OP

PALMETTO FARM CREDIT

NATIONAL BEVERAGE SCREEN PRINTERS, INC.

HOLLAND FARMS A DIVISION HOLLAND ATLANTIC

SOUTHERN STATES

BARNWELL CO. SOIL AND WATER

TOBY CREEK FARM

QUIMBY JOWERS

with Major Contributions from

"Mountain Metal" provided by Mid Carolina Builders-Camden, SC

Lumber provided by Collum Lumber-Allendale, SC

Lumber provided by Coastal Lumber-Denmark, SC

Pepsi Cola, Inc.

Farm & Crop Materials  provided by

Blackville Farm & Garden--Blackville, SC  

Growers Choice-- Denmark, SC

Collins Fertilizer--Blackville, SC

Demonstrators Sponsored by:

Nancy Basket sponsored by The Barnwell Co. Arts Council 

WITH SPECIAL THANKS TO:

ASHLEIGH PLACE for their assistance in demonstrations

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LODGING AND PLACES OF INTEREST WHILE YOU ARE IN BLACKVILLE, SC

DAYS INN 17747 DUNBARTON,  BARNWELL, SC (803)541-5000
VILLA MOTOR INN 950 CHURCH ST WILLISTON, SC (803)266-7001
WINTON INN 8273 Marlboro--Hwy #3 BARNWELL, SC (803)259-7181
BARNWELL STATE PARK CABINS & CAMPING HWY # 3, SOUTH OF BLACKVILLE BLACKVILLE, SC (803)284-2212
LITTLE RED BARN  POTTERY, ANTIQUES, ARTS & CRAFTS BARNWELL, SC  (803) 541-7900
JIM HARRISON ART GALLERY ORIGINAL RURAL ART  DENMARK, SC
PARROTTS ON LARTIGUE ANTIQUES BLACKVILLE, SC
MILLERS BREAD BASKET MENNONITE RESTAURANT  PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH COOKING, ANTIQUES  MAIN ST, BLACKVILLE, SC 803-284-3117
HEALING SPRINGS Natural flowing springs that has the legend of waters that heal Just off of Hwy #3 -- 3 miles North of Blackville

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OTHER FAVORITE  UPCOMING EVENTS FOR 2001

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