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New Life on the Farmstead

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Spring is the season of new life.  Buds have begun popping out on bushes and trees, robins are returning and are busy building nests and laying eggs, and baby animals are being born. If you were like me, you spent the months of March and April watching and patiently waiting for April the Giraffe to… Read more »

The Art of Timber Framing

Monday, April 10th, 2017

  Saturday April 1st was a drizzly, chilly day but it did not stop our dedicated Woodwrights Guild from coming out to erect the new addition to our barn. The Woodwrights, under the expert tutelage of our Historic Buildings and Grounds Manager Scott Schotz, completed the timber framed addition in three short months. But what exactly… Read more »

The Feathered Star

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Replicating the Feathered Star, circa 1849 In the Spring of 2014, a quilt was donated to the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village that immediately caught the attention of the Historic Homes Committee of the Amherst Quilters Guild. It was a blue and white, signed and dated “Feathered Star”, and one of the only quilts in the… Read more »

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