FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2019

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Fall on the Farm at Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and Historic Site Oct. 5

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 19, 2019 – Learn about rural Missouri life in the 1870s with Fall on the Farm from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site.

Activities will include 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 and State Historic Site is located at 26600 Park Road North in Lawson. For more information about the event, call the Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site at 816-580-3387.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit https://mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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