Pioneer foods are cooked over wood fires. Visitors can feast on buffalo burgers, apple dumplings, chicken and noodles, barbecue, ham and beans, vegetable stew, chips cooked in big iron kettles, turkey legs, Indian tacos and fry bread, corn on the cob, apple sausage, and more, including ice cream, one of George Washington’s favorite treats.
The grounds are handicapped accessible. Free tram rides are available to bring people from the museum and Living History Village at the north end of the grounds. The museum and village are open with hosts and free admission.
Volunteers can earn free admission the the Trail of Courage by working half a day. To volunteer or for more information, call the museum at 574-223-4436, Free parking is provided on FCHS grounds. More information can be found at www.fultoncountyhistory.org.
Live United Day set for Sept. 20
United Way of Cass County is hosting Live United Day, starting at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Revolution Community Church. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be a free health fair, with flu shots, an American Red Cross Blood drive and free health checks. The first 50 people receive free biometric testing, including cholesterol panel and blood glucose.
Volunteers are still sought for projects throughout the county. To register, visit www.unitedwayofcasscounty.org.
Venison program helps hunters, public
A program that allows hunters to give deer meat to those who want venison will be available again this fall.
GiveIN Game, DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife’s venison donation program, will be available for its third year. Hunters who are willing to donate venison and people who would like to receive venison can begin registering on Sept. 1 at hunting.IN.gov/7240.htm.
GiveIN Game makes it easy for people to connect and set up an exchange. Selling, bartering or trading for venison is illegal.