Farm Heritage Days

The 13th annual Farm Heritage Days will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the American Farm Heritage Museum, near Greenville, southeast of the junction of Interstate 70 and Illinois Route 127.

Ollie Schaefer, museum representative, said Massey Harris and Massey Ferguson tractors will be featured at this year’s show. This is also the 100th anniversary of Cletrac, so several Cletrac machines will be onsite, some from as far away as the west coast.

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This will be the first chance the public will be able to see the museum’s recent addition, a huge 1930 engine.

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Schaefer said there are many other activities during the three-day show, including a car cruise, tractor pulls, field demonstrations, and rides on the railroad. There will be demonstrations of the sawmill and blacksmith shop. The Little Red Barn, Armed Forces Museum, and Hills Fort replica will be open for viewing.

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Hours are 8 a.m. to dark on Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

A complete schedule can be seen on line at AmericanFarmHeritageMuseum.com.

Admission is $7 per person for those 11 and older. A three-day armband can be purchased for $10. There is a cost for train rides.