Monday, May 23, 2016

Voyageurs, Settlers & Native Days

June 11- 12, 2016 Saturday & Sunday 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM - Free Admission

Meet the Ste. Claire Voyageurs camping out on the grounds and see the Crafts that allowed them to explore the Great Lakes.  Genot Picor, Voyageur extra ordinar, will again provide songs and stories of the period, as he entertains the Children and Guests.  Meet the Settlers at the Banner Cabin that would have been the first permanent white residents of Sanilac.   Check out our Native Collection in the Houndtown Cabin that has been assembled with the help of Native Americans.

Buildings will be open with Docents.

Newly added to the Event this year is an optional “Dinner with the Voyageurs” On Saturday evening at 5:00 PM you can break bread with the Voyageurs and join them for Dinner.

Dinner will be served either in the Museum Church or adjacent to it depending on the weather. It will be a sit down self-serve buffet. It will consist of a typical dinner of the period:

  Domestic Fowl (chicken), Potatoes, Maize on the Cob, Fruit,
 Root Vegetables, and Maize Bread. For dessert you will have a choice of a variety of Pies and Cookies. Ice Tea, Lemonade and Coffee will be the available beverages.

The meal's cost for everyone is the Children’s price of  just $5.00 per person

Reservations call (810) 376--9681, or 810/359--7701

The Historic Village is located at 228 South Ridge Street (M25) in Port Sanilac.