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Poore Farm Open Barn & Celebration

June 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until July 1, 2018


The 24th Annual Open Barn & Celebration honors the Poore Farm’s founder’s 133rd birthday. The Great North Woods Party, the local chapter of the American Mountain Men, will have a Living Historic encampment at the Poore Farm during the two days.

View the Poore Family Homestead Historic Farm Museum’s to see the many displayed artifacts, meet the directors and volunteers, enjoy the music and some old-world demonstrations.

Live Music on the Porch: Bring your instrument and join in the fun.
Period dressed re-enactors will be on hand demonstrating weaving, spinning and soap making, tanning hides, casting pewter spoons and more. Audience participation is encouraged!

See The American Mountain Men, their traditions and way of life. See how our nation’s greatest, most daring explorers and pioneers lived and survived alone in America’s vast wilderness, using only what nature had to offer. Visitors will see firsthand what life was like on the frontier and how the guns of the era work. Learn more about the Mountain Men at www.mtmen.com.

Open to the public 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Free Birthday Cake and Lemonade will be served. Admission is a suggested donation of $10; accompanied children under 12 are FREE!