Mississippi Hill Country Heritage Day
A benefit for the preservation of The Cedars
Sunday, October 18, 2009, 2 - 5 PM
211 Main Street
An affiliate of Create Foundation and the first preservation project of
Preserving Itawamba County's Heritage
Tour the house and grounds.
Music: Appalachian dulcimers, reed organ, bluegrass banjo and fiddle and guitar, vocalist/composer Eddie Moore, music legend Kay Bain, and the Stricklands
Food: Chicken and dumplings, greens, corn-on-the cob, soup, cornbread, bread pudding, sweet tea and lemonade
Activities: Whittling, churning butter, washing clothes, shucking and shelling corn, spinning yarn, tatting, spool knitting, crocheting, basket making, leather working
Games: pitching washers and horseshoes, sack races, domino and checkers, shooting marbles
Antique cars: Scheduled: Early Ford and a 1933 Cadillac Fleetwood.
. . . and more!
Tickets may be purchased at the front entrance of The Cedars
Students: $ 10
Under five years of age: free
All tax-deductive donations are appreciated and welcomed to help preserved The Cedars (Cates-Gaither House), Fulton's second oldest surviving residence. Make your checks payable to
Create-Gaither House Project Fund
Help save part of Fulton's heritage --- join Preserving Itawamba County's Heritage, a community-action group pledged to the preservation, relocation, and renovation of The Cedars.