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Some of these farms still have fields, some have been pared down to only the house, at some you can do hands on activities and at others costumed interpreters perform farm chores as they used to be done.  But all give a feel of the time when most Americans lived in small towns or rural areas instead of today's suburbs and cities.  Please tell us of other sites that give visitors the same experience.  
 

Farms Maryland-North Carolina

 
  Farm pages:  AK-CT, DE-IA, IL-INKS-MA, MD-NC, NH-OH, OR-RISC-TXVA-WY  
 

 

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  Maryland

  St Leonard

  Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

  10115 Mackall Road

  St Leonard  MD   20685    

  Phone  410 586-8500

  Web Site http://www.jefpat.org/

  Toll Free  800 735-2238

  Alt Web http://www.calvert-county.com/patpk.htm

  Description  waterfront park with extensive archaeological sites, 1936 tenant farmer

                    complex, museum and visitor center, site of 1814 Battle of St Leonard

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type  Farm

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:  4/29/2007

Westminster
Carroll County Farm Museum
500 South Center Street
Westminster MD  21157
Phone 
410 848-7775
Web Site
Description  farm house & activities on 182 acre farm
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Agricultural
Building Type  Farm
Kind of Activity  Living History
Research/Reading  Library
Era  1852

 

 

  Maine
 
Livermore
 
Washburn-Norlands Living History Center
 
290 Norlands Roads
 
Livermore  ME    04235
 
Phone   207 897-4366
 
Web Site  http://www.norlands.org/
 
Description  estate of politically prominent 19th century Washburn family with outbuildings,
                   
 additional structures brought to property
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Building Type   Farm
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:   7/14/2004

Orono
Page Farm & Home Museum
U Maine
Orono ME  04469
Phone 
207 581-4100
Web Site  http://www.ume.maine.edu/~pfhm/
Description 3 story post and beam barn on campus predates University, holds household and farm exhibits, blacksmith shop, poultry, dairy, ice harvesting, 4-H, schoolhouse, Heritage gardens
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Agricultural
Building Type  Farm
Era  1860
 

  ME

  Washburn

  Benjamin Wilder Farmstead Aroostook Ag Museum

  17 Main St

  Washburn  ME           04786    

  Phone   207 455-4339

  Web Site  http://www.visitaroostook.com/search/search_results_details.cfm?IDNum=63

  E-mail  mailto:smnbrkhs@mfx.net

  Alt Web  http://www.nylandermuseum.org/County-museums.htm

  Description  19th century farmstead with buildings and furnishings

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type   Farm

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Era  1870

  Owner/Operator:  Salmon Brook Historical Society

  New or Updated:              1/9/2006

  Michigan
  Ann Arbor
  Cobblestone Farm & Museum
 
2781 Packard St
  Ann Arbor  MI  48108   
 
Phone  734 994-2928
  Web Site  http://www.si.umich.edu/Projects/695-cobblestone/index.html
  Alt Web  http://www.ci.ann-arbor.mi.us/parks/cobblestone/cobblestone.html
  Description  Pioneer Living Program for school aged children
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Building Type  Farm
 
Kind of Activity  Living History
  Era  1845
  Owner/Operator:  City of Ann Arbor
  New or Updated:  07/21/2003

 

  Grayling

  Wellington Farm Park

  6940 S Military Road

  Grayling  MI  49738    

  Web Site www.wellingtonfarmpark.org/

  Toll Free 888 OLD FARM

  E-mail  mailto:info@recreation.com

  Description  Where It's Always 1932, 60 acres

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Building Type  Farm

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  New or Updated:  9/8/2007

Minnesota
St Paul
Gibbs Farm Museum
2097 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul MN  55113
Phone
651 646-8629
Web Site  www.rchs.com/gbbsfm2.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus  Agricultural
Building Type  Farm

  Montana

  Seeley Lake

  Seeley Lake Museum & Visitor Center

  2920 Highway 83

  PO Box 1261

  Seeley Lake  MT  59868    

  Phone   406 677-2990

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail  slhistory@blackfoot.net

  Alt Web  http://visitmt.com/categories/moreinfo.asp?IDRRecordID=15172&SiteID=1

  Description  former barn relocated

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Barn

  Nature of Group or Site  Visitor Center

  New or Updated:  10/29/2004

  NC

  Oconaluftee

  Mountain Farm Museum

  Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  Oconaluftee Visitor Center

  Oconaluftee     NC

  Phone   828 497-1900  Web Site  www.nps.gov/grsm/index.htm

  Description  offers demonstrations of pioneer crafts and activities in summer.

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building Type   Farm

  New or Updated:        4/14/2005

 

  Weaverville
 
Zebulon B Vance Birthplace State Historic Site
 
911 Reems Creek Road
 
Weaverville  NC  28787    
 
Phone  828 645-6706
 
Web Site  http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hs/vance/vance.htm
 
Description  pioneer farmstead with reconstructed log house where prominent 19th                         century figure was raised
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Building Type  Farm
 
Kind of Activity  Living History
 
Era      1790-1840
 
New or Updated:  07/15/2003

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