Daily Farm Programs

Visit the two living history farms that showcase the development of Littleton from its early settlement in the 1860s through the 1890s. The historical interpreters demonstrate skills required to maintain a farm and how early settlers lived, worked, and played on the Front Range.

See the schedule on the Museum Facebook page

1860s Farm

 Date Activities

Tuesday 01/31

  • 10:00am – 1:00pm: Learn about our flock of sheep and how wool would be turned from fleece into warm fabric.
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm: 1860s Cabin Closed in the Afternoon.

Wednesday 02/01

  • 10:00am – 1:00pm: Learn how plants were used to color clothing before the development of synthetic dyes.
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm:   Learn how early Coloradans made their clothing and see what sewing and mending is being done.

Thursday 02/02

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Learn how early Coloradans made their clothing and see what sewing and mending is being done.
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm: Learn how early Coloradans made their clothing and see what sewing and mending is being done.

Friday 02/03

  • 10:00am – 1:00pm: Learn how early Coloradans made their clothing and see what sewing and mending is being done.
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm: Learn how early Coloradans made their clothing and see what sewing and mending is being done. 

Saturday 02/04

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Discover some new historic recipes and see what is cooking out on the 1860s Farm.
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm: Learn what chores needed to be done to maintain an 1860s Homestead. 

Sunday 02/05

  • 11:00am – 1:30pm: Visit the schoolhouse and learn about how children learned to read and write in the 1860s.
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm: Visit the schoolhouse and learn about how children learned to read and write in the 1860s. 

1890s Farm

 Date Activities

Tuesday 01/31

  • 9:30am - 1:00pm: See our blacksmith at work at the forge and learn about the job of a blacksmith on a farm.
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Learn about penny rugs and see how one was made in the 1890s Farmhouse.
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm: Learn about penny rugs and see how one was made in the 1890s Farmhouse. 

Wednesday 02/01

  • 9:30am - 1:00pm: See our blacksmith at work at the forge and learn about the job of a blacksmith on a farm.
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Learn about how people in the 1890s prepared for the winter by knitting warm clothing.
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm: Learn about how people in the 1890s prepared for the winter by knitting warm clothing. 

Thursday 02/02

  • 9:30am -1:00pm: See our blacksmith at work at the forge and learn about the importance of his job on a farm.   
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Learn about penny rugs and see how one was made in the 1890s Farmhouse.
  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm: 1890s House Closed in the Afternoon. 

Friday 02/03

  • 9:30am -1:00pm: See our blacksmith at work at the forge and learn about the importance of his job on a farm. 
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Come see what cooking in the 1890s Farmhouse as food is prepared on the woodburning stove.
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm: Come see what cooking in the 1890s Farmhouse as food is prepared on the woodburning stove.

Saturday 02/04

  • 9:30am -1:00pm: See our blacksmith at work at the forge and learn about the importance of his job on a farm. 
  • 10:00am – 1:00pm: Come see what cooking in the 1890s Farmhouse as food is prepared on the woodburning stove.   
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm:  Come see what cooking in the 1890s Farmhouse as food is prepared on the woodburning stove.  

Sunday 02/05

  • 11:00am -2:00pm: See our blacksmith at work at the forge and learn about the importance of his job on a farm. 
  • 11:00am – 1:00pm: Learn about how people in the 1890s prepared for the winter by knitting warm clothing.
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm: Learn about how people in the 1890s prepared for the winter by knitting warm clothing.
 

 

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