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9/30/17 National Center for Nature Photography on the Road: All Ages 5:30 PM Providence No Registration Required
  From Native American fur trade, to the floating superhighways of the 1850's to the rumbling of the steam locomotive Toledo as a transportation hub has influenced commerce growth both regionally and nationally. You're invited to the Isaac Ludwig Mill to view Toledo's history story  
10/7/17 Homesteading: Happy 150th to the Cabin (All Ages) 11:00 AM Pearson No Registration Required
  The Johlin Cabin turns 150 this year, so we are celebrating today. Come join us anytime between 11:00-3:00 for birthday fun, history, crafts, and games or just explore the cabin itself on this day where we celebrate our Great Black Swamp heritage.  
10/8/17 Applebutter Festival 12:00 PM Providence No Registration Required
  Escape the crowds at the Applebutter Festival for an hour of peace and colors. Board "The Volunteer" canal boat and journey along the vividly colored banks of the Miami and Erie Canal. Call 419-407-9741 for reservations if you are bringing a group of 10 or more. Save some time to visit the historic Isaac Ludwig Mill and Heritage Center.  
10/13/17 Preschool Pioneers: Apple Season (3 to 5 years olds) 10:00 AM Pearson Register
  Bring your 3 to 5 year olds to the little cabin in the big swamp to learn about Ohio's own John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Children will hear a story, drink warm apple cider, and use apples to make a craft to take home. Please register child only.  
10/20/17 Ghosts of Providence Lantern Walk   Providence Register
  They’re baaaaaaack! The spooky Halloween tradition returns to the Canal Experience at Providence Metropark. Meet characters from long ago that dwell in the ghost town of Providence on this lantern lit evening walk through the region’s most unique historic park. This program is not recommended for children under 5.  
10/21/17 Ghosts of Providence Lantern Walk   Providence Register
  They’re baaaaaaack! The spooky Halloween tradition returns to the Canal Experience at Providence Metropark. Meet characters from long ago that dwell in the ghost town of Providence on this lantern lit evening walk through the region’s most unique historic park. This program is not recommended for children under 5.  
11/5/17 Missing Mammals of Ohio 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Wolves, bear, and bison once wandered the area where you live. So what happened to them? Com find out the fate of these majestic mammals, and learn who might be making a comeback.

 
11/10/17 Preschool Pioneers: Thankful for Thanksgiving (Ages 3 to 5) 10:00 AM Pearson Register
  Bring your 3 to 5 year old to the little cabin in the big swamp to learn about how black swamp pioneers celebrated Thanksgiving. Children will hear a story about the Thanksgiving holiday and make a craft to take home. Please register child only.  
11/12/17 Holiday Open House 10:30 AM Providence No Registration Required
  Step back in time at the Isaac Ludwig Mill! Children's activities will include candle dipping, cookie making on our wood cook stove and ornament making. Looking for a unique holiday gift or have some baking to do? Pick up some of our stone ground products to take home.  
11/12/17 The Battle of Fallen Timbers: All Ages 11:00 AM Fallen Timbers Battlefield Register
  In 1794, a battle for the Northwest Territory took place that would forever shape the direction of this country. Come learn the history, details, and consequences of the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
 
11/24/17 Michigan vs Ohio: The Toledo War 6:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  In 1835, the state of Ohio and Michigan (the only territory) nearly went to war over an area of land called the Toledo Strip. Today, the rivalry between these two states continues largely between the U of M and OSU football teams. Come learn the history and aftermath of this battle while also cheering for your favorite team!  
12/2/17 Homesteading: Pioneering Christmas (All Ages) 11:00 AM Pearson No Registration Required
  Calling all pioneer of all ages, the Johlin Black Swamp Cabin is open to enjoy. Share in the holiday traditions of our Black Swamp ancestors and see how much home life has changed in 150 years. Join us any time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, lend a hand with the gingerbread house building or just explore.  

 

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