A young visitor to the annual Indian Summer Festival gets a chance to experience Helena the way many people did in the 1800s – on horseback. Many visitors enjoyed historical displays, petting zoo, entertainment, food and crafts at the Karnes County Museum Complex in Helena and also were able to tour the historical Ruckman House near the site of Karnes County’s original courthouse.
Young visitors enjoy the petting zoo at the annual Indian Summer Festival in Helena Saturday.
JoAnn Kroll stands behind her cookie jar collection which was on display in the Sickenius House at the Indian Summer Festival in Helena Saturday. The annual event is hosted by the Karnes County Historical Society.
The old Helena Post Office, jail cells and various displays are visible from the second story of the old county courthouse building. Visitors to the Indian Summer Festival in Helena enjoyed sunny weather and warm temperatures for the annual event.
The annual Indian Summer Festival was hosted in Helena Saturday by the Karnes County Historical Society who report a very successful event this year.