McConnells Mill Heritage Festival - September 26th & 27th, 2015
September 26 10:00am to 6:00pm
September 27 11:00am to 5:00pm
History comes alive at the 23rd Annual Heritage Festival at McConnells Mill State Park. The festival celebrates the operational time period of the historical gristmill - from 1852 to 1928, and costumed vendors will display crafts inspired by this time.
Artists and craftspeople from the local area demonstrate their skills and provide regional art for sale. Bluegrass music and free tours of the mill will be offered. The historic gristmill houses the fascinating machinery that ground the grain for the community surroundng Slippery Rock Gorge. A civil war encampment and family activities bring history to life. Located in Kildoo picnic area, and the gristmill.