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Cradle Of Forestry 2017 Season Kicks Off On Saturday, April 8-Brevard NC


March 30, 2017

The Cradle of Forestry in America historic site will begin the 2017 season on April 8 with a living history event, “Old Time Plowing and Folkways.”

David and Diane Burn-ette from Haywood County will demonstrate how their Percheron draft horses work the land the old way. Weather permitting, they will plow the Cradle’s vegetable garden along the Biltmore Cam-pus Trail and teach a skill that was once familiar to many.

The Cradle of Forestry’s living history volunteers will demonstrate their crafts among the historic buildings, including woodworking, candle making, chair caning, blac...

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