VEVAY, IN (FOX19) - Vevay-Switzerland County is celebrating their Bicentennial with the Rural Heritage Tour. The event takes place in three locations in Vevay, IN, on October 12-13, 2013. Visit any historic site first and follow the "Rural Heritage" signs.
At the 1813 Venoge location participate in an traditional ox roast on Saturday while learning about period trades. There will be heath cooking and an outdoor bake oven. Enjoy music of 1813 while watching an early surveyor or an 1813 Muster artillery demonstration.
The 1860 Thiebaud Farmstead will present a traditional ox roast on Saturday. View coppering, domestic arts, hearth cooking while enjoying music of 1860. A Civil War encampment will be on display with a cannon demonstration.
Garland Farm offers a visit with a Jersey cow heard and a tour of modern milking facilities. Enjoy the old scissor-truss barn and view old and new farm machinery. Cheese samples available along with items for sale.