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Bringing in the Harvest

Date/Time

September 22, 2019
08:30 AM until 05:00 PM

Description

For almost 200 years, farmers brought their wheat and corn to what is now Yates Mill to have their grains ground into flour and meal. Today, you can stop by the Yates Mill visitor center to see a tabletop display about what tasks 19th-century farmers and their families would be doing each month as part of their life on a farm. In September, learn how farmers harvested crops like wheat before the invention of mechanized harvesters; try threshing wheat by hand; and make a craft to take home! 

Cost

Free

Location

View map Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC

Additional Information

Sponsor

Historic Yates Mill County Park

Phone

919-856-6675

Contact email

yatesmill@wakegov.com

Ages:

All ages

Town:

Raleigh

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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Bringing in the Harvest

Date/Time

September 22, 2019
08:30 AM until 05:00 PM

Description

For almost 200 years, farmers brought their wheat and corn to what is now Yates Mill to have their grains ground into flour and meal. Today, you can stop by the Yates Mill visitor center to see a tabletop display about what tasks 19th-century farmers and their families would be doing each month as part of their life on a farm. In September, learn how farmers harvested crops like wheat before the invention of mechanized harvesters; try threshing wheat by hand; and make a craft to take home! 

Cost

Free

Location

View map Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC

Additional Information

Sponsor

Historic Yates Mill County Park

Phone

919-856-6675

Contact email

yatesmill@wakegov.com

Ages:

All ages

Town:

Raleigh

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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