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2021 John Chester Dutch-Oven Cook-off and Indian Summer Day is October 2 in Heritage Park
Sep22

2021 John Chester Dutch-Oven Cook-off and Indian Summer Day is October 2 in Heritage Park

The John Chester Dutch Oven Cook-off will take place Saturday October 2, 2021 starting at 9 a.m in Heritage Park, 416 North Jackson Street in Sulphur Springs. The annual Cook-off will be part of the Park’s Indian Summer Day, lasting til 2pm. The event is hosted by the Hopkins County Historical Society. Parking is free and general admission into the Park is $3.00. Enjoy strolling around and viewing pioneer and artisan crafts and...

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H C Historical Society ‘Style Show’ and Brunch Was a Fun Fundraiser for Heritage Park
Sep18

H C Historical Society ‘Style Show’ and Brunch Was a Fun Fundraiser for Heritage Park

Heritage Park also houses the Hopkins County Historical Museum, the first site which welcomes visitors entering the Park. Inside are numerous restored buildings. The newest construction is the beautiful Winniford Building, the location for the September 11 Style Show and Brunch! Plan to visit the Park on October 2, 2021 for Indian Summer Day and Dutch Oven cooking! At a recent fundraising event at Heritage Park, about 18 models...

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Sulphur Springs Time Capsule Extraction to Take Place Oct. 3 in Heritage Park
Sep29

Sulphur Springs Time Capsule Extraction to Take Place Oct. 3 in Heritage Park

Lyndsey Palmer, a member of the SSHS Class of 2000, tells KSST that an intermediate-age school project is about to come to completion, when a Time Capsule is unearthed in Sulphur Springs Heritage Park. From a press release, we learned that “at 10AM on Saturday October 3, 2020, the Sulphur Springs class of 2000 plans to unearth a time capsule placed in Heritage Park in 1993. During our fifth grade year, we were at Douglas...

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Annual Shared Meeting of Genealogical/Historical Societies Set Aug 27, 7pm at Heritage Park Winnifred Building
Aug21

Annual Shared Meeting of Genealogical/Historical Societies Set Aug 27, 7pm at Heritage Park Winnifred Building

The Hopkins County Heritage Park’s new Winnifred Building will host the 2020 joint meeting of the Hopkins County Historical Society and the Hopkins County Genealogical Society, planned on Thursday August 27 at 7pm. The meeting room allows space for social distancing between guests in the new, spacious facility. Members of the Societies are encouraged to attend. Historical Society President Rick Wilson and Society members will...

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HC Genealogical Society Cancels Lock-in, Plans Fall Seminar in Heritage Park
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Hopkins County's Heritage Park Hosts 2020 Events by the HC Historical Society
Jan31

Hopkins County's Heritage Park Hosts 2020 Events by the HC Historical Society

Although the landscape still looks like Winter, plans are afoot for an exciting Spring at Hopkins County Historical Park in Sulphur Springs. Utilizing the few dry days during January, Historical Society volunteers have worked to keep up with the routine mowing, trimming and cleaning of the grounds. “And we are in process of putting a new porch on the Smith-Gregg House”, stated Rick Wilson. “That’s been needed...

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Channel 18:  Wildcat Jazz at Heritage Park December 7, 2019
Dec08
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Channel 18:  Christmas at Heritage Park November 30, 2019
Dec06
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The Amazing Dutch Oven Cookoff 2019 at Heritage Park; John Chester Would Have Been Proud!

Johnny “Buffalo” Chester took great pains and great pride in practicing the pioneer craft of outdoor cooking in iron utensils over an open fire or coals. No matter if it was a skillet, a stew pot or a covered ‘dutch oven’, he could cook anything, and had not only mastered the skill in his adult life but demonstrated it everywhere he could get a gathering. Following his passing, his friend Rick Wilson decided to...

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Annual Indian Summer Days Event To Take Place Oct. 5 At Heritage Park
Sep30

Annual Indian Summer Days Event To Take Place Oct. 5 At Heritage Park

Indian Summer Days 2016 Hopkins County Historical Society invites the community to take a step back in time Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., during the annual Indian Summer Days event inside Heritage Park, located at 416 North Jackson St. The Park will be open for exhibits and demonstrations of Caddo Indian artifacts, pottery making, hide tanning, and soap-making and candle-making. Spinning, weaving and quilting, butter...

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