Independence Pioneer Village

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Fri. 5/27
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Sun. 5/29
All day Private Event IPV is booked for a late 1800's event.
Tue. 6/7 2:00 PM Visit from South Mountain Expedition Tours

South Mountain Expedition Tours visits village this afternoon.  They will meet the infamous Mary Corbin from the Trial & Tribulations event coming in September!

Sat. 7/9 1:00 PM Volunteer Work Day

Invite volunteers to help mow, chink, sweep, wash windows and prepare to pour concrete in pavilion.

Sat. 7/16 1:00 PM Volunteer Work Day

Invite volunteers to help mow, chink, sweep, wash windows and prepare to pour concrete in pavilion.

Sat. 7/23 1:00 PM Volunteer Work Day

Invite volunteers to help mow, chink, sweep, wash windows and prepare to pour concrete in pavilion.

Sat. 7/30 All day Volunteer Work Day - Pouring concrete floor in village pavilion

We will be pouring the floor of the pavilion this morning.  We invite volunteers to help mow, chink, sweep, wash windows and feed workers today.

Sat. 8/6 1:00 PM Volunteer Work Day

We invite volunteers to help prepare for upcoming event,..mowing, chinking, washing windows and sweeping floors.

Sat. 8/13 1:00 PM Volunteer Work Day

We invite volunteers to help prepare for upcoming event,..mowing, chinking, washing windows and sweeping floors.

Sat. 8/20 1:00 PM Volunteer Work Day

We invite volunteers to help prepare for upcoming event,..mowing, chinking, washing windows and sweeping floors.

Tue. 8/23 5:00 PM Put up tent

Looking for volunteers to help put up the tent for this weekend's event.

Fri. 8/26 6:30 PM Brush Arbor Meeting Come join us for an Old-Fashioned Brush Arbor Meeting with Bro. George Musgrave, evangelist, from Fairfiled, IL. Pre-service music will begin at 6:30 pm featuring the Antioch Worship Team. Call for community choir will be at 7:00 pm followed by con... more
Sat. 8/27 1:00 PM Brush Arbor Meeting Brush Arbor Meeting opens today with activities reminding us of long ago. Starting at 1:00 pm you can meet some village interpreters such as the barber/undertaker, sheriff, schoolmarm/master, village blacksmith, merchant, and perhaps even the school... more
Sun. 8/28 4:00 PM Brush Arbor Meeting Brush Arbor today will begin at 4:00 pm with talents and testimonies. HoBo stew will be shared prior to beginning services. Music by the Kings IV will begin at 6:30 pm. Call for community choir will be at 7:00 pm followed by congregational singing... more
Sat. 9/17 12:00 PM Trial & Tribulations Trial & Tribulations begins today. Tours will start in the depot at the Rutherford complex in Oakland at 12:00 pm. Here you will see a telegraph operator and meet the Lincolns. Additionally throughout the complex you will meet Mary Corbin Mats... more
Fri. 10/7
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Sun. 10/9
12:00 PM
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3:00 PM
Private Event

IPV booked for a private historical event.

Sat. 11/26 1:00 PM Christmas Past Today we will be portraying Christmas Past. Not a scene with Scrooge from the "Christmas Carol" but rather a quieter, reminiscent time. You will be able to view a live nativity scene, listen to carolers strolling in the village, visit families in t... more
Mon. 2/20 1:00 PM President's Day Celebration

15 students met with Mr. Lincoln in the Murray cabin each receiving a shining penny.  They went on to the schoolhouse for some Math fun, then to the Lee Theatre for music, crafts and refreshments.  What a fun way to commemorate our Founding Fathers!


Sat. 5/5 2:00 PM Village Opens for Season 2pm

Season Opening

Fri. 5/25 All day Private Event - Star of the West Society

Village rented for private event by Star of the West Society.

Sat. 5/26 All day Private Event - Star of the West Society

Village rented for private event by Star of the West Society.

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