Friday, April 1, 2011

Historic Prophetstown

Bulls grazed in the fields around the barn and farmhouse.
Near Lafayette is Indiana's newest state park, Prophetstown. And inside the park is another living museum, Historic Prophetstown, a fully functioning 1920's farm.

Because we showed up in early April, there weren't too many chores to be done. We did chase chickens around the yard and petted the Belgian horses. The horses pull all the farm equipment rather than tractors!

The cows are milked twice a day and you can buy fresh eggs, milk and seasonal produce right there in the store. We decided we should go back for one of the big weekends where they let volunteers help with planting or harvesting.