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Baking Biscuits Like They Used to Do

Posted on April 19, 2011

In addition to planting and general “getting the farm prepared for Spring” things, the 1900 Farm has already started to see 4-5 classes of school children a week. These classes come out for 3 hours…

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Mud and Potatoes

Posted on April 14, 2011

Sarah Gillespie Huftalen writes in her journal on Tuesday April 3, 1877, that, “it is very muddy.”[1] She goes on to comment, “Mud, Mud, Mud.”[2] The Gillespie family lived in central Iowa a little over…

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New this Spring

Posted on March 23, 2011

What a winter it has been!  We have been busy on the 1900 farm, with visitors coming out to dinner, and creating plans for an exciting new season on the farm.  Some new things you…

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Putting the Past in the Future

Posted on February 9, 2011

Talk about bridging a gap, with the creation of this blog the 1900 farm is jumping about 100 years.  While being planted firmly in the past at Living History Farms in we are also taking…

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