Watkins Woolen Mill

CLAY COUNTY — A chance to learn about rural Missouri life in the 1870s will be available during Fall on the Farm from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site, located at 26600 Park Road North in Lawson.

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 also be open.

For more information, call the Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site at 580-3387.

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