The Ohio Pioneer Experience

Education Staff Guided

  • Live the history of Ohio farm life during the 1800's for students in grades 2-6.
  • Gather in the 1829 Bank Barn to hear the story of a pioneer family's journey to Ohio and their daily life.
  • Work with our costumed staff at multiple stations around the farm using authentic 19th century tools including corn shellers, wheat grinders, and washtubs.
  • Discover Ohio's Native American influence by planting "The Three Sisters" in our garden and grinding corn.
  • Hike through our woods to find common Native American symbols and play a traditional hunting game in our fields.
  • Experience pioneer children's work and play by making butter and running an old-fashioned race game.
  • Visit the farm animals in our historic barns.
  • Tour the Century House – an 1800's era farmhouse.
  • Bring your lunch or snack to enjoy in our covered picnic shelter.
  • Cost: $8 per person. Complimentary Teacher Admission.

To schedule an Ohio Pioneer Experience program for your group email the Director of Farm Operations at


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