Founders Day shines at Man House Museum

October 1, 2022
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Blacksmith John Jobe stokes the fire as he works on forging a fork.

Visitors strolled, ate and participated in history lessons during the annual Founders Day festival at the Man House Museum on Saturday.

The free festival drew a steady crowd to the refurbished home of one of the city's founders, Ralph Man. People took tours of the 1800's era home, learned how to write with a quill, do laundry the old-fashioned way, watched soap makers and a blacksmith and learned more about local historical groups.

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