FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 05, 2015

Contact: Steph Deidrick
573-751-9392
steph.deidrick@dnr.mo.gov

Fall on the Farm at Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and Historic Site Oct. 10

Learn about rural Missouri life in the 1870s with Fall on the Farm. The event will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site.

The event will be free and open to the public. Activities on display will include sheep shearing, corn shelling, cider pressing, gardening, blacksmithing, woodstove cooking, seed saving, toy making and Victorian children’s games. Tours of the woolen mill will be available for a discounted fee. The Mt. Vernon church and Franklin school will be open.

Watkins Woolen Mill State Park & State Historic Site is located at 26600 Park Road North, Lawson, MO 64062. For more information about the event, call the Watkins Woolen Mill State Park & State Historic Site at 816-580-3387. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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