• Pioneer Days 2015

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    Name: Pioneer Days 2015
    Date: August 14, 2015 - August 16, 2015
    Event Description:
    Community celebration of our heritage. Car show, music, pizza eating, watermelon eating, rides, games, tours of the Fort for $1, fun for all!

    Message:
    The Mercer Chamber of Commerce and the Pioneer Days Festival Committee, after being made aware of an inappropriate reference to Native Americans in a story and advertisement published in the Advocate Messenger, has pulled all references to Native Americans in its print and internet media. All sponsors of any event held in conjunction with Pioneer Days has been reviewed and asked to remove all references to Native Americans in its print and internet media.
    The mission of Pioneer Days is to provide a free community event that is family friendly. The event is held at Old Fort Harrod State Park, which is an appropriate part of our community’s heritage as the first settlement west of the Allegheny Mountains.
    The Mercer Chamber of Commerce and the Pioneer Days Festival Committee does not endorse the misrepresentation of Native Americans.
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    Location:
    Old Fort Harrod State Park
    Date/Time Information:
    3rd weekend in August 2015
    Contact Information:
    Jill Cutler 859-734-2365
    Fees/Admission:
    Free! Free music and some activities are also free.   Some rides will have a charge.  Food vendors are available.
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