Learn about the tools and the skills that lumbermen needed in the woods with a demonstration by PPLO members.
Dig deep into the history of the lumber town of Laquin with a photo presentation by Matt Carl, President of LeRoy Heritage Museum, and learn what life was like for those living there.
Displays on the grounds will be available during the day including:
LeRoy Heritage Museum features an extensive collection of items from town of Laquin. Other exhibits feature a coal mining and lumbering exhibit, scale model of a Laquin house, a Civilian Conservation Corps exhibit, a Sunfish Pond exhibit, and much more. Admission to the museum is just a donation at the door to benefit the museum building project.
Those who have ancestors that lived and worked on the mountain in the coal or lumber towns or in other ways will be able to get a badge to wear for the day, honoring their family.
The Barclay Mountain Visitor Center, located inside the LeRoy Heritage Museum features a wide selection of history books pertaining to Barclay Mountain history, Civilian Conservation Corps history, lumbering, coal mining, forestry and more. We also feature t-shirts, USGS maps, and other souvenirs pertaining to the mountain.
Lunch will be available as well as LeRoy Heritage Museum's famous funnel cakes, ice cream, and J & D kettle corn. Limited seating will be available for programming under the large program tent. We encourage you to bring your camping chairs and stay all day to take advantage of all the great activities planned. Food and entertainment available all day!