Fall Farm Day at Landmark ParkChelsea Webb
Posted by: Chelsea Webb
Date: Oct 06 2017 2:00 PM
On Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Landmark Park will host the annual Fall Farm Day. Enjoy the sights and sounds of an 1890s farmstead while volunteers demonstrate sugar cane grinding and syrup making, peanut picking, stacking and digging, an antique tractor pull and parade, household chores, a quilt show and more. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and active military, $4 for kids, and free for children two and under and members. Concessions will be available and the Martin Drugstore and Shelley General Store will be open. Sponsored by the National Peanut Festival and WTVY.
Landmark Park is a 135-acre natural science and history museum located on the outskirts of Dothan. Features of the park include nature trails, a planetarium, playground, picnic areas, an elevated boardwalk, a turn-of-the-century farmstead with sheep, chickens, cows and other farm animals and crops typical of an 1890s farm. In addition, the park includes a drugstore with operating soda fountain, one-room school, general store, and historic church, all preserved from the surrounding area. The park is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. The park is located on U.S. Hwy 431 North, three miles north of Dothan’s Ross Clark Circle. For more info, call 334-794-3452 or visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com.