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Hancock goes Medieval at annual festival

by Lisa Schauer

Joseph Hancock, Jr. Primitive Park was the site of Hancock’s annual Medieval Days celebration last Saturday, September 24.

Local families and visitors stopped to look and listen as living historians reenacted European life during the Medieval period, also known as the Middle Ages, from about 500 to 1500 A.D.

The O’Neill clan of “Wilde Irish” set up camp on the far end of the park to depict their semi-nomadic life that was considered “beyond the pale . . .