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Happy 38th Anniversary Homeplace 1850s Farm

September 29, 2016 | LBL press release

The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum celebrates its 38th Anniversary, Saturday-Monday, October 8, 9, and 10.

Throughout the weekend, visitors can enjoy programs demonstrating 1850 farm life, including a quilting bee, woodstove cooking, and more. General admission to the Homeplace is $5 ages 13 and up, $3 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under.

"Celebrate with us and enjoy some of the most popular programs we’ve offered at the Homeplace over the past 38 years," said Cindy Earls, Homeplace Lead Interpreter. "Programs this weekend are perfect for everyone, including home educators."

Visitors may benefit from Fun Cards, which offer 10 regular admissions for $35, or Discount Packages. Details can be found at www.landbetweenthelakes.us/visit/passes/. Fourth grade students can also go to https://everykidinapark.gov/, get their Every Kid in a Park pass, and get in for free. For more information call 931-232-6457.

Saturday, October 8
·         10am-12pm    “Aww, Shucks!”:  Celebrating Corn
·         1-3pm            All About Tobacco
Sunday, October 9
·         10am-3pm      A Quilting Bee
·         2-3pm            “Beasts of Burden”:  The Mighty Ox in 1850
Monday, October 10
·         10am-12pm    Dinner Time on the Farm

To find more information about Land Between the Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call 1-800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. Photos available on Flickr at https://www.flickr.com/photos/lblkytn/albums.


Beaver Dam Outlook
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

The view from the top of this beaver dam shows a Kentucky Lake inlet in late spring. An inlet like this one is habitat to a variety of exciting wildlife and plants just waiting to be explored!