Adults and children will enjoy seeing the game played as it was a long time ago. “Base ball” as it was referred in the day, was played with a focus on good sportsmanship, fresh outdoor air, exercise, and skill.Read More
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The Haven Hill Festival is provided to the public as a no cost enjoyable day in the park for all who attend (entry into the state park is now via the Recreation Passport on your license plate). The event promotes awareness of the wonderful natural and historic resources that make up Highland State Recreation Area. Food and beverage sales serve as a fundraiser for the Friends of Highland Recreation Area.Read More
This year’s Haven Hill festival, a celebration of the Highland State Recreation Area and the historic Edsel and Eleanor Ford estate, will be held on Saturday, August 25th and will run from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Activities will include historic exhibits, summer food and beverages, music, children’s activities, Model A Ford cars on display, and the historic base ball game at 1:00 pm.Read More
In the late 1800's as the Civil War came and passed, the game of base ball spread across America and eventually became what it is today. Next time you get a chance to see the beginnings of base ball don't pass it up. It's a wonderful game!Read More