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Stationary Gasoline Engine in Use

Posted on July 12, 2011

Not too long ago one of our esteemed Living History Farms collection volunteers, Warren Tanner, spent the afternoon on the 1900 farm with one of his projects.  Warren rebuilt a gasoline powered engine, and brought…

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McKinley and Teddy

Posted on July 6, 2011

The new calves on our farm have been named McKinley and Teddy in honor of the White House elected in 1900. The campaigns of 1900 saw incumbent President William McKinley and his new running mate,…

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Birthday Dessert – an 1896 Recipe for Demi-glacé

Posted on June 30, 2011

Last Saturday, the 18th, was my birthday. Being as such we decided to try a new recipe from Fannie Farmer’s cookbook. It’s about time I shared another recipe on the blog, so here is the…

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Tornadoes!

Posted on June 23, 2011

Hail last week and strong storms daily this week have left central Iowa very soggy.  The constant cloud cover darkens the house out here at the 1900 farm and reminds us that we live in…

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