Celebrating our Pioneers

Gettysburg Ward Pioneer Day Activity

Felt's Homestead

Saturday, July 26th, 11am

6144 Old Harrisburg Rd

York Springs, PA

What to Bring

  • Pioneer dish to share - remember it will be outdoors, keep it simple
  • Plates, cups & utensils
  • Old or Water shoes, swim suit & towel for those wishing to cool off in the creek


11:00 Gathering begins

11:30 Pioneer Meal - Fried Chicken & cornbread will be provided, along with Water & Lemonade.

  • Learn how to make butter (for our pioneer cornbread, YUM!

12:30 Pioneer Activities:

  • Find candy in the Haystack
  • Sack race
  • Tin can toss
  • The beauty of horses with Sister McLaughlin and her horse
  • The Art of Tommy Hawk Throwing with Brother McLaughlin
  • The creek to swim in and woods to explore
  • Horse shoe throwing
  • just plain ole fun and get together for all.
Mormon Pioneers - Act of Courage - LDS Church History