Three cheers for the great folks at the City of Dublin Heritage Park & Museum for such a really cool event happening this weekend in our own little backyard!


Heritage Park & Museums Grand Opening

Start your Independence Day weekend early with the
of the

Saturday, July 2, 2011
12:00 – 4:00pm
6600 Donlon Way, Dublin


Join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Dublin Heritage Park and Museums.
The official ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at noon, beginning with presentations
by the City Historian, the Poet Laureate, the Poet Laureate Emerita, and the Kolb family.

In recognition of the Bavarian heritage of the Kolb family, German music by the Karl Lebherz Band
will be featured at the outdoor stage, and free refreshments, including root beer, hot dogs, brats, German
potato salad, soft pretzels and German chocolate cupcakes will be served.

During the event the public is invited to tour the facilities and enjoy various activities throughout
the park, including:
Kolb House: tours; “Back Porch Gift Shop”
Outdoor Stage: music concert featuring German music by Karl Lebherz Band
Picnic Area: free refreshments at the Bavarian “Root” Biergarten—root beer, soft pretzels,
hot dogs, brats, German potato salad, German chocolate cupcakes
Information Booth: plus commemorative mugs and promotional information

New books; The Kolbs of Dublin(by Claudia McCormick), Kolb Family Genealogy (by Gary Myer) and

a Kolb Coloring Book (sponsored by the DHPA)


Grounds: wagon rides around the park on the restored wagon and Kolb tractor
Sunday School Barn: Dublin’s local Bluegrass and Irish Jam performances
Kolb Hay Barn: outdoor arts and crafts project for youth
St. Raymond Church: film about the Kolb Family and the relocation of the farm buildings
Murray Schoolhouse: “Journey Museum” exhibit on display
Murray Classroom: four Oral Histories videos produced by the Oral History Committee
Pioneer Cemetery: tours of the Cemetery