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Celebrate History and Heritage at Our Festival!


Date: Saturday, June 29, 2024

Time: 11 AM - 5 PM

Location: 2836 S. 3925 W., Ogden, UT


Join us for a day filled with history, heritage, and fun at the History and Heritage Festival! This free event, set against the backdrop of beautiful Ogden, Utah, promises to be a memorable experience for all ages. Here's what you can look forward to:


Dedication of the 1857 Simpson Cabin

At noon, we'll hold a special dedication ceremony for the 1857 Simpson cabin. This historical landmark is a testament to the pioneer spirit and resilience. Come and be part of this momentous occasion as we celebrate the rich history of our community.


Exciting Displays and Exhibits

  • Model Train Display: Marvel at the intricate model train display presented by the “Utah Train Collectors Association”. A delight for train enthusiasts and curious minds alike!

  • Restored Caboose and Covered Wagon: Step back in time and explore these beautifully restored pieces of transportation history.

  • Vintage Bicycles and Cars: Enjoy a showcase of vintage bicycles and classic cars, a treat for history buffs and vehicle aficionados.


Live Entertainment and Delicious Treats

  • Live Country Music by Stampede: Bring a chair, sit back, and enjoy live performances by the talented Stampede. Their toe-tapping tunes are sure to get you in the festival spirit.

  • Gandy Dancer Mercantile Concessions: Savor a variety of tasty treats and refreshments.

  • Peanut Brittle Lady: Indulge in some of the best homemade peanut brittle around.

  • Casper’s Ice Cream: Cool down with delicious ice cream from Casper’s.


Important Details

  • Entrance is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.

  • Carpooling is recommended due to limited parking space.

  • Bring a chair to ensure you have a comfortable spot to sit and enjoy the live music.


This festival is a wonderful opportunity to come together as a community, celebrate our heritage, and create lasting memories. We look forward to seeing you there!

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