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Tour the Old Fashioned School House

Tour the Old Fashioned School House

Experience what it was like to go to a one-room school house 100 years ago with all grades in one room with only one teacher. You can't buy anything like this product at writey and other cool stuff for school.  See the old “ink well” desks. Find out what the children...

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Watch the Farm Animals

Watch the Farm Animals

Enjoy a close up visit with all types of farm animals. The newest edition to the farm animal exhibit is a herd of miniature horses. We have the most common farm animals that many people would expect to see including pigs, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, chickens,...

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Pick a Pumpkin

Pick a Pumpkin

Children go to the Pumpkin Patch and pick their very own pumpkin to take home. Although, there are numerous types and sizes of pumpkins available for sale the fun is in picking your own. The U-Pick Pumpkin Patch is located at the front of the premises so visitors are...

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See Early Frontier Living

See Early Frontier Living

The Pioneer homestead is furnished with furnishings typical of homesteads in Arkansas approximately 100 years ago. See how they cooked on a wood stove, made butter, wove rugs, and made brooms from corn shucks, Children will enjoy testing their frontier skills by...

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Experience the Indian Village

Experience the Indian Village

The Indian Village lets you know what life was like for the Native Americans. Many arrowheads and spearheads have been found on this property from when the Native Americans hunted for wild game that was plentiful in this area. This is also a wonderful opportunity to...

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See the Covered Wagon

See the Covered Wagon

Imagine traveling across the country in a covered wagon as the early settlers did. The early American pioneers had this as their only means of transporting their family and goods from place to place. On a good day they may have only traveled about 10 miles. When you...

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Compete at the Duck Races

Compete at the Duck Races

Come watch as friends, siblings, and classmates compete to see who will finish at the duck races. No age limit. Experience the old fashioned way of getting water. This is a great activity to do in your spare time while on the premises, as it encourages group...

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Mine for Gem Stones

Mine for Gem Stones

Come and mine some gems or fossils at the Frontier Mining Company. After purchasing a bag of mining rough at Pappy’s Mine Shack, make your way to the Frontier Company’s mining sluice to discover garnets, rose quartz, fool’s gold, rubies, emeralds and many other...

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Find Your Favorite Dinosaur

Find Your Favorite Dinosaur

Children ages 2 through 10 can dig for dinosaur eggs and dinosaurs. They will be able to identify the dinosaurs they find and take them home. This activity allows children to engage in a hands-on activity to match the amazement that we all had as young children of the...

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Stroll Through the Enchanted Forest

Stroll Through the Enchanted Forest

A walk through the Enchanted Forest lets you meet and greet some of the characters that have entertained us through the years such as, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the The Three Bears, Hansel and Gretel, The Little Gingerbread boy,...

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