OLD MONROE: Recollections of a Frontier Past 1770-1820

Join us in recalling Monroe County's frontier past. between the years of 1770 to 1820. Learn about our frontier forts and the use of long rifles on the frontier. Join living historians as they portray frontier men/women, militia, hunters/trappers, Native Americans and founders of the town of Union, at the living history encampment on Pump Street on Friday and Saturday, May 4th & 5th. Also, enjoy Native American family story telling on Saturday from 1pm-5 pm at Ames Claire Hall in town. These activities will be concurrent with our Spring Historic Home Tour on May 5th noted separately, as well as the special frontier history presentations and African American Arts show to be hosted at the beautifully restored Elmwood Plantation House on May 3rd & 4th from 6pm-10pm.