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Last updated 9/5/2012


91st annual Penn Colony picnic slated for August 11 and 12

 

91st annual Penn Colony picnic slated for August 11 and 12

If you’ve never been to a Penn Colony picnic, or haven’t attended for several years, mark your calendars for Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12, for a weekend of fun, food, and family connections.

Relatives will meet at the Ag Building at Humboldt at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to set up the picnic site, erect displays, have lunch, and visit. The watermelon feed at the Penn Colony Museum at Dawson will be at 6 p.m. Neighbors from the Dawson and Humboldt communities are invited to join us for watermelon and a tour of the museum. Doug and Pam Martin will again have horse and buggy rides for the kids.

Sunday morning there is a light breakfast at 9 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Humboldt, followed by Sunday services at the church at 10:30. A family memorial talk will be presented.

The traditional “picnic,” a catered affair, will begin at 12:15 back at the Ag Building. The dessert table will feature delectables brought by gourmet cooks and bakers in the family. After a short business meeting, the afternoon will feature displays, visiting, and tours of the Penn Colony Museum at Dawson. A map showing present and former locations of family farms and homes in the area will be available for those who would like to make independent tours.

 1932 Picnic 

          PENNSYLVANIA COLONY PICNIC, 1932

  

 

 

 

 

 

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