July 02, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Watkins Woolen Mill hosts Living History Farm program weekends through Aug. 4

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 1, 2019 – Come join Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site staff as they host a living history farm from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., each Saturday and Sunday through the first weekend in August. Costumed interpretive staff present life in rural Missouri in the 1870s. Demonstrations focus on the way people lived and played in the 19th century. Tours of the woolen mill and Watkins house are offered daily.

Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and Historic Site is located at 26600 Park Road North in Lawson, north of Kansas City. For more information about the event, call the visitor center at 816-580-3387.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.