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Historic Trades: The Cooper

Historic Yates Mill County Park
Historic Yates Mill County Park. Saturday, November 18th 1pm-4pm. For all ages, FREE. Registration is not required.

Do you know what job a cooper does? This trade goes back centuries and has remained almost unchanged. Coopers make barrels, casks and buckets. The Tupperware of their day, these wooden containers held flour, gunpowder, beer, distilled beverages and much more. Take the barrel bean bag toss challenge and learn more about this interesting historic trade.

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