The Harvest Gathering of the Crops
Aug. 26 2023
Fort Ancient Earthworks & Nature Preserve 6123 State Route 350, Oregonia, OH, USA Open in Google Map
Noon–4 p.m.

Keith will explore pioneer cooking methods and the preservation of food with demonstrations on making hominy, stringing beans, and grinding corn to name a few of the activities. Participants may drop in on this activity in the garden.

Keith Bengston is a long time employee of the Ohio History Connection, former site manager of Fort Hill, Serpent Mound, and SunWatch Indian Village with the Dayton Society of Natural History. He is currently employed at Fort Ancient. Keith holds a B.A. degree in U.S. History and Native American Studies from Northland College in northern Wisconsin. He studied extensively with members of the Ojibwe Nation and numerous museums.
General site admission for non-members.

Regular site admission: $7/Adults, $6/Children (6-17) & Seniors (60+), Under 5/Free.

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