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Steam engines and historic machinery will come back to life, some of it dating back to the 1880s, when Collier Memorial State Park hosts its annual Living History Day on Sunday, June 16.

Collier Memorial State Park and Logging Museum will open a door into the past Sunday with their annual Living History Day.

Scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Father’s Day event will include free demonstrations and activities featuring antique equipment and period costumes. The event showcases early days logging and homestead practices as well as drawing attention to attractions throughout the region.

Exhibits at the park will include many restored pieces of machinery including restored tractors, and steam engines from more than 100 years ago, some of which will provide wagon rides for guests.

There will also be lumber mills in action, trade craft demonstrations, horse and carriage rides, live music and food.

For more information on Living History Day, contact park Ranger Terra Kemper at 541-783-2471, ext. 24.

Collier Memorial State Park is 30 miles north of Klamath Falls at 46000 Highway 97.