The Chippewa County Historical Society will bring back a local tradition this spring. The Past Passed Here, the society’s popular fur-trade and logging-era re-enactment is back on the calendar for the public, May 12-14, at Marshall Park in Chippewa Falls.
Experience a wide variety of demonstrators including blacksmiths, cast-iron cooking, fiber art making, fur traders and wood carvers. Hands-on activities include archery, atlatl, cat and mouse balance game, canoe paddle race, flint and steel fire starting, lacrosse and tomahawk throwing. Enjoy live old-time music, old-fashioned food and shop for fur trade era treasures. Visitors to this event will have access to the new Chippewa Area History Center library and museum across the street.