This doll bed was made by Carl Haude for his grandchildren. The doll also belonged to the grandchildren of Carl Haude. The dolls name is Dimples. This is currently on display in the Peter Wunderlich Homestead. All to often during tours we overlook some of the coolest artifacts. Thank you to the Haude family for allowing this to be a … Read More
This farm wagon belonged to William Krahn (1859-1931) who came from Germany with his parents in 1860. William gave the wagon to his son Sikon, when he got married in 1922. Simon have it to his son, Earl, when he began farming in 1945. The wagon dates back to 1890. Simon’s aunt, Ephrsine, loved in Bellville. One time the Krahns … Read More
A huge thank you to everyone who came out during the Old Fashion Christmas Market. You donated over 2000 canned goods for Trinity Lutherans food pantry. Thank you thank you thank you
The Old Fashion Christmas Market is open and in full swing. Where are you??
We are getting the candle making station ready for Saturday. Have you ever made your very own candle? Visit us in Saturday during the Old Fashion Chrsitmas Market to for a chance to make your own candle. Then visit our vendors and Santa. Try making a rag doll for a gift or just for your self. 10 am -4pm $1 … Read More
Getting ready for the Old Fashion Christmas Market means lots of wood is needed. Wood for fire pits. Wood for candle making. Wood for cooking. So that means to warm up on this dreary day we are chopping lots and lots of firewood. Come out Saturday December 5th 10 am -4 pm and warm your hands by the fire at … Read More
We have started decorating for the Old Fashion Christmas Market. Being held on Dec 5th from 10 am – 4 pm. It only costs $1 and a can good to get in the gates. We will have tons of activities for the kids, shopping for the adults, 3 children’s choirs, and a brass quartet. Santa will be here all day … Read More
Apparently we have a chicken who is an over achiever. So I decided to give her the weekend off after she laid this giant egg.
Thank you to the Reed/Goodrich family for their recent artifacts donation. In the lot of old farm tools were these 2 bayonets. 1850s Civil War and a 1918 World War I.
Collecting eggs was just one of the many chores that children had to do growing up in frontier Texas. What chore would you least like to have done back at the turn of the century?