Saturday, July 29
43rd Annual Swiss Celebration
The 43rd Swiss Heritage Celebration will take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, July 29, on the grounds of the Stoker-Stampfli Farm Museum in Gruetli-Laager. The event is sponsored by the Grundy County Swiss Historical Society. The farm is one of only a few buildings remaining of the original Swiss Colony of Gruetli.
The Stoker-Stampfli Farm Museum is located at 328 Swiss Colony Cemetery Road. Travel on Highway 108, go north on 20th Ave. and follow the signs. Admission is $5.
There will be hay rides and buggy rides, and tours of the farm house, barn and other out buildings dating back to 1869. Vendors of food, crafts and area organizations will be on hand with displays of old farming tools and accessories. Historical documents, books and memorabilia will be on sale at the membership stand. Music will be provided under the pavilion by the Musik Meisters and Bazzania. Wine and cheese tastings will be available all day.
Become a member and support the preservation of a Swiss farm dating back to 1869. Send donations to P.O. Box 496, Gruetli-Laager, TN 37339. For more information email <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The Grundy County Swiss Historical Society is a 501 (c) 3 organization. Visit the website at swisshistoricalsociety.org.