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Want to get involved at Pioneer Land during the Fair, School Tours, or Christmas Walk?

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Dick Reel (219) 575-7758

Carl Schultz (219) 380-5678

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School Tours

This is an all day program for 4th grade students studying Indiana History.  Groups round-robin between buildings with volunteers explaining each  building and teaching them skills needed to live in the 1800’s.  You can contact Dave & Nancy Slater for more information at 219-363-2070.

Christmas Open House

The open house is the first Saturday and Sunday in December, 3:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.  (local time).  The Village is festive with all the natural hand made decorations.  Warm cider and cookies are served in the 2 log cabins.  Draft horse wagon rides are given continually during the evening.  There is no charge for the event.

LaPorte County Fair

The 2015 fair will be from July 12-18 and the village is open 11:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. (local time) each day.  A ham and bean soup dinner is held on the opening day with entertainment  provided.  There is a charge for the meal plus admission to the fairgrounds.
Demonstrations of early skills go on all day and evening during fair week.

Special Events

Pioneer Land is operated totally by volunteers.  By special request other programs and activities may be held.  Some of these programs are tour bus tours, Motor Coach conferences, weddings, church group tours, senior citizens programs, company picnics, etc.

  Deserving Children Roofsit

The Pioneer Land ladies will be making their home made pies again to donate to the Deserving Children program.  WCOE will be holding their roof-top sit to collect money for this worth while program.  The pies will be given to the first donors (until they are gone) who contribute $25.00 or more.  It will be in September 5, 2014 with actual date to be announced later.   The pies will be for sale from 4:00-6:00 P.M. 



Our annual Pioneer Land Auction will be held on Saturday July 18, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Entertainment Tent.  All the items in the auction will be hand made by various crafters.  

















For scheduling, Contact Us.