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May 2018

Decoration Day

Saturday, May 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Be a part of America’s early Memorial Day traditions! At 1:00pm, March in a procession to the town cemetery for a moving pageant of Victorian ceremony and speeches, honoring the Union’s fallen heroes. After the…

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interpreters perform a memorial ceremony on decoration day

Historic Baseball

Saturday, May 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Watch the origins of “America’s Greatest Pastime” by catching a Walnut Hill Bluestockings 1875-rules baseball game. The team, made up of LHF volunteers, follow Gentleman’s rules, which include: no mitts allowed; the batter, or “striker”,…

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baseball
June 2018

Fido on the Farms

Saturday, June 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Living History Farms welcomes dogs to the museum any day of the season, but on this day, we have several special activities planned to celebrate our best furry friends! Bring your well-behaved pup to tour…

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Member Appreciation Day

Saturday, June 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

To express our appreciation for Living History Farms members, we invite them to visit for a special appreciation party filled with fun activities and prizes. Enjoy free slices of pie, provided by the Machine Shed,…

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pie

Medicine Shows

Saturday, June 9 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm

Performances at 11:15 am and 1:00 pm The Living History Farms Melodrama Society will present two performances of Prof. Savage's Traveling Medicine Show just behind the Flynn Mansion, next to the flower gardens. Actors in period…

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actors perform in medicine show

Pioneer Wedding

Saturday, June 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visit the 1850 Pioneer Farm for a recreated pioneer wedding! Travel out to the farm to meet Living History Farms’ June bride as you join the 1850 Farm staff for a wedding celebration, including a…

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guests and interpreters dance at 1850 pioneer farm

Historic Baseball

Sunday, June 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Watch the origins of “America’s Greatest Pastime” by catching a Walnut Hill Bluestockings 1875-rules baseball game. The team, made up of LHF volunteers, follow Gentleman’s rules, which include: no mitts allowed; the batter, or “striker”,…

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baseball

History Happy Hour

Thursday, June 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Take a spin in our Ford Model-T, meet one of our Percheron horses, and challenge your friends to some classic 19th century lawn games - all with a drink in your hand. Explore some of the…

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Teacher Appreciation Day

Friday, June 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Living History Farms says thank you to all of the teachers who put in the time and effort to bring learning to life for their students. If you've never been to Living History Farms with…

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teacher in 1875 classroom
July 2018

Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enjoy an old-fashioned fourth with an iconic historic Independence Day celebration in the town of Walnut Hill. 1876 marks the first centennial of the United States, and Living History Farms’ Independence Day activities truly show…

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