A Gathering of Oxen
Sunday, August 7, 10am-5pm
To Bring the Grammar School Home ~ Monday, Aug. 8 until done!
The Orleans County Grammar School was built in 1823, then moved 1/3 mile down the road in 1869, The Orleans County Historical Society is bringing the building back to its original site, with a reenactment of the way that buildings were commonly moved, with many teams of oxen.
On Sunday the 7th 4-H Teamsters from Vermont & New Hampshire, and area adult teamsters will gather for oxen events, then hitch up to the building on Monday morning. Follow the signs or check website for routes in and parking. Historical Museum and Antique Equipment Barns Open. Exhibits and Food.
10 am—5 pm: Obstacle Course, Log Pulling, Training a Young Team, Ox Yoke Making, Blacksmith Shop Forging Yoke Hardware, Hitching Teams Together
On Monday for the move plan to arrive around 9, Park and Walk to Viewing Area. Move will start around 10. Parking on Perimeter, Handicapped Parking Near Viewing Area, Museum, Barns and Oxen Exhibit Open, Food Available.
NO DOGS PLEASE
Then follow the signs on the road for parking directions
Hinman Settler Rd and West Rd will be closed from 8am on from 100 feet from Grammar School