The Ohio Pioneer Experience

Education Staff Guided

For students in grades 2-6

  • Live the history of Ohio farm life during the 1800's! 
  • Gather in the 1829 Bank Barn to hear the story of a pioneer family's journey to Ohio.
  • Work with our 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 through the story of the "The Three Sisters" and by grinding corn.
  • 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 and learn about the Funderburg family's daily life. 
  • 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 click on the REGISTER NOW button below! Questions can be emailed to our Director of Farm Operations at


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