Agricultural

Agricultural travel, including farm and machinery events, tractor shows, agricultural history

Stumbling on the Lewis Round Barn Museum

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How’s the song go?  “Some day’s are diamonds, some days are gold”, this past Saturday was both a diamond and gold!  Keith and I struck it rich when we found the lovely Lewis Round Barn Museum.  On our way to a flea market at the Adams County Fairgrounds, we spied the Lewis Round Barn Museum […]

Dogwood Canyon a beautiful place!

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How exciting it was to get out into the Ozark hills on a guided tram tour of Dogwood Canyon Nature Park!  This is a beautiful canyon that covers 10,000 acres of the pristine Ozark Mountain landscape and was purchased by Johnny Morris in 1990.   Back in February I heard of Johnny Morris for the […]

Silver Dollar City a place of tradition and invention.

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In 1960 when Silver Dollar City opened, the Hershned family brought a group of talented craftsman from the surrounding area together to show their trades. Today, some of the people are 2nd and even 3rd generation, like June Ward who makes candy with her daughter and grand daughter.  June though, is a star in her […]

The Money Musuem

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It almost makes you shake when you hear the words Federal Reserve Bank, but don’t fear!  The Money Museum may be located in the Federal Reserve Bank in downtown Chicago, but is isn’t scary. Okay going through the metal detector may be a little scary, but once inside, it is all information and history! Who […]

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Visitor goes to doggie jail!

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The Sublette farm toy and antique tractor  show happened like always the 3rd week of March. The show featured Oliver brand tractors and Saturday downed icy and snowy.  It was Saturday morning and  Keith and I were vendors set up in the firehouse at the show.  Suddenly, there was a scuttle as visitors and vendors […]

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