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Grub On The Farmstead

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

  It is hard to believe how quickly Jack and Flynn are growing.   It seems like it was just yesterday that they were young calves, just arriving at BNHV and now, almost a year later, they are more like teenagers.  And let me tell you, they eat like teenagers too!  How do we care for… Read more »


January on the Farmstead

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

  The month of January was one of astonishingly mild temperatures and BNHV staff took full advantage. Throughout January, Historic Buildings and Grounds Manager, Scott Schotz, and Farmstead Assistant, Sara Miller, were able to get much valuable work done on the farmstead. Though the barn was raised by the end of summer, it remained open to the… Read more »


The First Valentines

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

  The first Valentine’s cards were sent in the 18th century in France and Britain. Lovers would decorate handmade paper cards with romantic symbols, including flowers and love knots, often including puzzles and lines of poetry. These cards were then slipped secretly under a door, or tied to a door-knocker. In the mid-19th century, Valentine’s… Read more »


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