Celebrating Our Founder's 132nd Birthday and 23 Years of Public Service.
View the many displayed artifacts, meet the directors and volunteers, enjoy the music and some old-world demonstrations. Music by Harold Boydston, playing authentic Western Cowboy tunes on guitar and mandolin; period dressed re-enactors will be on hand demonstrating weaving, spinning and soap making, tanning hides and more. Audience participation is encouraged!
Birthday Cake and lemonade will be served for FREE.
*** American Mountain Men – Living History at the Poore Farm ***
The "Great North Woods Party," the local chapter of the American Mountain Men, will have a Living Historic encampment at the Poore Farm for two days.
See The American Mountain Men, their traditions and way of life. See how our Nation's greatest, most daring explorers and pioneers lived and survived alone in America’s vast wilderness, using only what nature had to offer. Visitors will see firsthand what life was like on the frontier and how the guns of the era work.
Admission is by Donation, suggested min of $10.00, Accompanied Children Under 12 are FREE!
Directions: 10.7 miles north of Colebrook on Rte 3, right onto West Road to the end, then right onto Rte 145 to the Poore Farm, watch for signs.
If you can't make it, but you wish to make a contribution, please DONATE on-line at www.poorefarm.org