Explore the Zumbro Hill Pioneer Cemetery as costumed interpreters take on the persona of some of the earliest residents of Forestville, who were instrumental in settling the village over 150 years ago. Hear the stories of the trials and tribulations of early settlement.
Meet at the historic site between 10:15-10:25 am for shuttle transport to the Zumbro Hill Cemetery trailhead. The cemetery is a 20-minute hike up a moderate-grade hill.
Bread is the staff of life and is the most widely consumed food in the world. Step back into 1899 and observe costumed interpreters as they complete the weekly task of bread making. Nineteenth-century techniques of bread making will be showcased with opportunities for hands-on participation.
The bread-making process is an all-day event with the mixing beginning at 10 am and the finished product coming out of the oven around 3 pm.