Tour the Old Fashioned School House

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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 did at recess with no slides or other modern playground equipment. The students brought their lunch in buckets or cloth napkins. They often brought leftovers from last night’s dinner, or bread smeared with lard. This is a great time to evaluate the educational obstacles that were placed before our ancestors involving...

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Watch the Farm Animals

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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, guineas, ducks, geese, rabbits and cattle. However, we also have many more animals that are not quite as common, like lamas. To see our full animal exhibit come on out to the farm.

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Pick a Pumpkin

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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 welcome to pick their pumpkin at their convenience. If you are bringing a group, wagons can be provided to help carry the group’s pumpkins to the vehicle.

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See Early Frontier Living

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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 milking Daisy our “Milking Cow,” grinding corn into cornmeal, and cutting firewood with a pioneer crosscut hand saw. There are guided tours that take groups through this frontier settlement and explain the daily obstacles, entertainment, and general life style of early families. This is a great opportunity for people of all ages...

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Experience the Indian Village

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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 find out how Native-American culture has affected today’s society as well as find out how they lived along side the early pioneers. Early Native-Americans knew very well how to live off the land and can be largely credited to the well-being of the early settlers enduring harsh winters. There were many different tribes of...

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See the Covered Wagon

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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 come to visit make sure to get some great pictures of you and your family at the covered wagon, and while you are there stop and think how it might have felt to travel across country in such a slow moving vehicle. While you are taking a picture feel free to ask some of the Arkansas Frontier staff about some of the different uses...

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