Experience 1870s farm life at Watkins Mill State Park

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Immerse yourself in the past at Watkins Mill State Park on Saturday, May 11, where costumed interpreters will recreate rural life from the 1870s. This historical event is set to run from noon to 4 p.m., offering a variety of traditional activities.

Event Activities:

  • Sheep Shearing: Witness the traditional method of wool harvesting.
  • Rope Making: Learn how ropes were crafted in the 19th century.
  • Woodstove Cooking: Experience how meals were prepared over a wood stove.
  • Heirloom Garden Stroll: Explore the variety of plants and flowers in the heritage garden.
  • Crafts and Games: Engage in making ragdolls and enjoy period games.

Watkins Mill State Park is situated at 26600 Park Road N, Lawson. For additional details or inquiries, please contact the park office at 816-580-3387.

For more information on state parks and historic sites throughout Missouri, visit the Missouri State Parks website

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