About Independence Day Weekend at O’Bannon Woods State Park
“Independence Day Weekend on the Farm,” featuring an 1850s hay press demonstration, will be offered at O’Bannon Woods State Park. The family-friendly event takes place at the Hickory Hollow Nature Center in the state park, which is west of Corydon.
The main feature is a demonstration of the nationally unique 1850 hay press, which is run by Forest and Gump, the park’s short-horned oxen. The hay press demo is at 1 p.m. Attendees will be able to meet, greet and get their photo taken with the oxen.
The park’s Living Pioneer Farmstead features a working blacksmith shop, pioneer homestead, tomahawk throwing and a variety of pioneer demonstrations.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Gate fees of $7 in state, or $9 out of state apply