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Woodsmen's Festival

Come see the axes fly! The Woodsmen’s Club from the SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill returns to Hanford Mills to demonstrate cross-cut sawing, overhand and underhand chop, ax throwing and other lumberjack skills. The speed and precision of these talented college students is amazing to watch.

Come see the axes fly! The Woodsmen’s Club from the SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill returns to Hanford Mills to demonstrate cross-cut sawing, overhand and underhand chop, ax throwing and other lumberjack skills. The speed and precision of these talented college students is amazing to watch. The day of fall fun features woodworking demonstrations, exhibits by forest and woodworking organizations, food. music, kids’ activities, local vendors, and Mill demonstrations.

“The first mill was built on this site in 1846,” says Museum executive director Liz Callahan. “For generations and generations, Hanford Mills supplied the community with lumber and wood products they needed for their homes, businesses, and farms. The Woodsmen’s Festival celebrates this history, and is an opportunity to demonstrate how we still use water power to run the Mills’ machines. We also want to highlight the work of today’s woodworkers, craftspeople, lumberjacks, and organizations that work to protect and enhance our forests.”

Included with regular Museum admission.

Organization:

Hanford Mills Museum

Location:

51 County Highway 12 at the intersection of Delaware County Routes 10 and 12
East Meredith, NY, 13757
United States

Phone:

6072785744
Contact name: 
Hanford Mills Museum
Email address: 
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
10/05/2019
Time: 
10 am to 4 pm, site open to 5 pm
Price: 
$9 for adults; $7 for seniors and AAA members; $4.50 for Military, Veterans and First Responders. Kids 12 and under get in free.

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids