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19th Annual Mountain Man Rendezvous set

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

BRIDGETON -- The Parke County town of Bridgeton will host its 19th annual Mountain Man Rendezvous from April 30 to May1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

Visitors can enjoy a taste of authentic pre-1840s living in a historic setting with a Mountain Man encampment complete with trading posts and pioneer goods for sale. Visitors can also watch live black powder muzzleloader shooting, a primitive bow shoot, a canoe race on Raccoon Creek and demonstrations of knife- and tomahawk-throwing.

The Bridgeton Volunteer Fire Dept. will have a Jonah Fish Fry Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the new firehouse.

The Bridgeton Grist Mill will be open for a live 1800s corn grinding demonstration and some fresh stone-ground Parke County products.

No admission charges to any of these events.

Bridgeton is located in southern Parke County, nine miles south of Rockville. For further information persons may call 548-2136.

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