Saturday, June 13, 2015
Wessels Living History Farm The Spirit of American Agriculture
Wessels Living History Farm in York, Nebraska captures the spirit of hard working farmers contributing to the breadbasket of American agriculture. Learn about farming in the 1920's to present day. David Wessel donated his land so generations could see the advancement of technology from plowing with horses to huge tractors run by computers.
The 145 acre farm features a red, timber framed barn, corn crib, machine shed, garage, chicken coop and a large windmill of the 1920's.
Learn what it was like to grind up corn into meal.
Live animals are fun for the children to discover.
Visit a church where people came to worship. Weddings are performed there.
Take interstate 80 and exit 353 to 5520 South Lincoln Ave in York, Nebraska. The farm site is open from May 1 to October 31 Mondays to Saturdays from 9:30 to 4:30 and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:30. The farm can be rented for parties, reunions, wedding and other special events.