Join the costumed interpreters as they demonstrate rural life of the 1870s. Special activities include sheep shearing, corn shelling, cider pressing, gardening, blacksmithing, wood stove cooking, seed saving, toy making, Victorian children's games and rag doll making. Tours of the woolen mill will be available for a fee. The Mt. Vernon church and Franklin school will be open. There will be no admission charge for the event itself. So come join us for learning and fun! For further information, please contact the park office at 816-580-3387.
Event times: Noon - 5 p.m.