Nat Hilliard, Society President, showed how butter was churned, which was a big hit with attendees. Beverly Myers, the organization’s Treasurer, provided a demonstration of English paper piecing. In addition, Sheila Fields, Research Chair, had an informative display about the history of Boonville.
Randy and Stephanie Hilliard, Heritage Park Co-Chairs, were present and recorded activities through photographs and a written report. Stephanie’s comprehensive report of this educational event may be read by going to her blog – Where Hearts Meet Needs: Highlighting the Work of Non-Profit Organizations in My Community and Beyond: http://whereheartsmeetneeds.blogspot.com/2012/10/exploring-days-of-yore.html.