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  Agricultural Pages AL-DC, DE-IL, KS-MA, MD-MNMO-OK, OR-SD, TX-VA, WA-ZZ  

 
Alabama
Cullman
Peinhardt Living History Farm
Highway 278
Cullman, AL
Phone 256 734-0850
Web Site www.prn-inc.net/peinhardtlivinghistoryfarm/
E-Mail bjohn781@aol.com
Description Rural family farm
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Nature of Group or Site Living History
Era 1930

Alabama
Dothan
Landmark Park/State Agricultural Museum
Highway 431 North
PO Box 6362
Dothan AL  36302
Phone 334 794-3452
Web Site www.archives.state.al.us/emblems/st_agri.html
Description 100 acres with 1890s living history farm, schoolhouse, general store, wildlife, nature trail, planetarium
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Kind of Activity Living History
Science Facility  Planetarium
Era 1890

 

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Arkansas
Rogers
War Eagle Mill
11045 War Eagle Road
Rogers AR 73756
Phone
479 789-5343
Web Site http://wareaglemill.com/
Description operating water powered grist mill rebuilt on prior foundations in 1973
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Agricultural
Building Type Mill
Industry /Profession Farming
New or Updated: 05/14/2003
 

  AR

  Scott

  Plantation Agricultural Museum

  4815 Highway 161 South

  PO Box 87

  Scott  AR   72142    

  Phone  501 961-1409

  Web Site www.arkansasstateparks.com/

  E-mail  mailto:plantationag@arkansas.com

  Alt Web www.yournet.com/plantation.html

  Description  history of cotton agriculture from 1836-WWI,mcotton ginning buildingI

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection G-M   Machinery

  Era  1836-WWII

  Owner/Operator:  Arkansas State Parks

  New or Updated:  7/6/2007

Arkansas
Stuttgart
Stuttgart Agricultural Museum
921 East 4th Street
Stuttgart AR  72160
Phone 870 673-7001
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural

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  California
Los Altos
Los Altos History Museum
51 South San Antonio Road
Los Altos CA  94022
Phone
650 948-9427
Fax 650 559-0268
Web Site http://www.losaltoshistory.org/museum.htm
E-Mail madelyn.crawford@ci.los-altos.ca.us
Description farmhouse with furnished rooms in remnants of Apricot orchard
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era 1905

California
Merced
Merced Agricultural Museum
4498 E Highway 140
Merced CA 95340
Phone 209 383-1912
Web Site ****
E-mail mailto:info@mercedmuseum.org
Alt Web http://www.what-where.info/usca_merced.htm-
Description antique farm equipment, buggies, working blacksmith shop
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Collection G-M Machinery
Collection N-Z Vehicles
New or Updated: 05/05/2003

 
 

California
Ontario
Graber Olive House
315 East 4th Street
Ontario CA
Phone 909 983-1761
Web Site http://www.graberolives.com/
Toll Free 800 996-5483
Description home of olive producer -- tours of olive production facilities
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Agricultural
New or Updated: 03/31/2003

  CA

  Ramona

  Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association

  1537 Weekend Villa

  Ramona  CA    92065    

  Phone   760 789-3402

  Web Site http://www.edgeta.org/

  Description  promotes collection, restoration, preservation & eshibiting antique

                    engines, tractors, power driven farm machinery

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Agriculture

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  New or Updated:  7/25/2006

  CA
 
Riverside
 
California Citrus Heritage Park
 
9400 Dufferin Street
 
MAIL PO Box 21292, Riverside 92516
 
Riverside  CA  92503   
 
Phone  909 780-6222
 
Alt Phone  909 784-0456
 
Web Site  http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=649
 
Description  celebrates citrus industry in setting of early 1900s park, with activity                         centers & demonstration groves
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Industry /Profession  Farming
 
New or Updated:  10/20/2003

  CA
 
Walnut Creek
 
Old Borges Ranch
 
1035 Castle Rock Road
 
Walnut Creek    CA
 
Phone   925 943-5860
 
Web Site  http://www.ci.walnut-creek.ca.us/openspace/osborges.htm
 
Description  1900 era ranch now holds animals, equipment displays, blacksmith shop
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Building Type   Farm
 
Era  1901
 
New or Updated:   1/14/2004

California
Watsonville
Agricultural History Project
2601 E Lake Ave
Watsonville CA  95076
Phone
831 724-5898
Web Site www.santacruzcountyfair.com/aghistory/main.html
Description project spawned agricultural museum at county fairgrounds
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
 
   
   
    CO
 
Arvada
 
Arvada Flour Mill Museum
 
5590 Old Wadsworth Bypass
 
Arvada CO  80002
 
Phone   303 431-4391
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.jeffco.org/Pages/doingbusiness/city_county_data/lifestyles/museums
 
Description  restored flour mill
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
  Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Building Type   Mill
 
New or Updated:  6/6/2004

  CO
 
Grand Junction
 
Cross Orchards Living History Museum
 
3073 F Road
 
Grand Junction  CO    81504 
 
Phone   970 434-9814
 
Web Site  http://www.wcmuseum.org/crossorchards.htm
 
Description  former showcase orchard now has farm buildings, depot, vintage road building  equipment
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
  Industry
Construction
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
New or Updated:   6/7/2004

 
    CT
 
New Milford
 
Connecticut Antique Machinery Association
 
Route 7
 
PO Box 1467
 
New Milford  CT   06776    
 
Phone
 
Web Site  BROKEN MAR 2004http://www.ctamachinery.com/
 
Alt Web  http://www.litchfieldhills.com/app/press/release_detail.jsp?jsessionid=479451079  409892075&release_id=93&uniq=y
 
Description  farm equipment, steam engines
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
New or Updated:     3/31/2004

Connecticut
Old Lyme
Nut Museum
303 Ferry Road
Old Lyme CT  06371
Phone 203 434-7636
Web Site www.roadsideamerica.com/nut/index.html
Description one person's obsession with the glory of the nut
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Collection N-Z Nuts

 
 

  DC

  Washington

  Agricultural Marketing Service

  1400 Independence Ave SW

  Room 2646-S, Stop 0269

  Washington  DC   20250    

  Phone   202 720-8317

  Web Site  http://www.ams.usda.gov/directmarketing/index.htm

  Description  USDA Guide to Farmers Markets nationwide

  Type of Resource   Food

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Kind of Activity  Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  New or Updated:  3/2/2006



DC
Washington
History of American Agriculture
US Department of Agriculture
14th & Independence Ave SW
Washington DC 20250
Phone
202 720-2791
Web Site
www.usda.gov/history2/
Description section of USDA site in time line format
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Agricultural
Field of Study/Science Facility Web Site
Last changed: 03/08/2003

  DC
 
Washington
 
Peirce Mill
 
2375 Tilden Street NW
 
Washington   DC
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/text.htm - pierce
 
Alt Web  http://newdeal.feri.org/library/ae17.htm
 
Description  last extant grist mill in District, restored in 1930s, ground corn meal and flour                     until 1958
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Agricultural
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Owner/Operator:  NPS
 
New or Updated: 7/14/2004

 
   
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