May Day Celebration & Lawn Social

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May Day Celebration & Lawn Social
Hunter's Home Historic Site
19479 E Murrell Rd
Park Hill
,
OK
74451
Phone: 918-456-2751
Fax: 918-456-2751

Step back in time and celebrate the arrival of spring at Hunter's Home in beautiful Park Hill during the annual May Day Celebration & Lawn Social. This 19th-century working plantation kicks off the growing season with living history demonstrators in period dress performing various activities of 1850 farm life.  

The family-friendly event features live music, dancing, demonstrations such as spinning, weaving, plowing with draft animals, planting, cooking, tours of the mansion, and the ever-popular Maypole dance. Reminiscent of the social galas held at the Hunter's Home in the 1850s, living historians in period dress interact with the public and invite visitors to participate in select activities.

Pack a lunch along with a few quilts and join the re-enactors for a picnic on the lawn followed by a ton of great events including dance lessons, croquet, horseshoes and lawn games. Join the staff at the end of the day in a dance around the maypole to close the event and commemorate the start of the plantation's growing season.

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Amenities
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Projected Attendance: 400
Directions
From the west: Tulsa via the Muskogee Turnpike From Tulsa follow the Muskogee Turnpike east to Muskogee. Take the US Hwy 62 East exit. Follow Hwy 62 East about thirty miles to near Tahlequah. Turn right at the first stop light (State Hwy 82). Turn left on the first road, Murrell Home Road. Follow Murrell Home Road about one mile and the home will be on your right. From the east: Fayetteville, Arkansas, via US Hwy 62 From Fayetteville, Arkansas, follow US Hwy 62 West through Westville, Oklahoma. Continue on Hwy 62 about twenty-five more miles to Tahlequah. Turn left at the second stop light, the Bertha Parker Bypass (Hwy 62). Go through three stoplights, then turn left on Muskogee Avenue (also Hwy 62). Follow Muskogee Avenue out of town, then turn left at the State Hwy 82 intersection. Turn left on the first road, Murrell Home Road. Follow Murrell Home Road about one mile and the house will be on your right. From the south: I-40 Take exit 297 off I-40, and follow Hwy 82 North for about thirty-five miles. Just before the intersection of Hwy 62, turn right on Murrell Home Road. Follow Murrell Home Road about one mile and the house will be on your right.