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Folk Life Days at Pioneer Settlement April 7-9

The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement will be having their annual Folk Life Days April 7th, 8th, and 9th from 9 am – 3 pm CST. Please come out and join all the demonstrations. There will be demonstrations relating to home life including: Biscuit making, soap making, quilting, knitting, crocheting and washing clothes. Other features relating to life on the farm include: Beekeeping, blacksmithing, wood carving, making crackling, churning butter and using a saw mill. There will be hayrides and music throughout the day. All cabins will be opened and manned by volunteers. Admission is $3. The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is a living museum documenting rural life in NW Florida since the early 1800’s. It is located in Sam Atkins Park, about one mile west of the intersection of Hwy 71 and Hwy 20. Follow Hwy. 20 West out of Blountstown. Look for signs for Sam Atkins Park. Turn north at Lindy’s Fried Chicken (Silas Green St.). Follow the signs. For more information contact the Settlement at 674-2777 or Email

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