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Wagner Farm Farmhouse Greeter

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Historic Wagner Farm

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This is a great opportunity to spend time in our 1920's farmhouse to welcome our guests and help them experience what life was like in the 1920's.

Farmhouse greeters will dress in period clothing (provided by Wagner Farm) and show guests around the farmhouse. The house was built in 1920 by the Wagner family and has been restored give our guests a glimpse of the past.

If you like history and like interacting with people this is the spot for you.

The farmhouse is open from 10am-2pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and volunteers will help during that time. We ask for a minimum commitment of 2 hours per shift and at least two shifts per month.

Training will be provided.

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About Historic Wagner Farm

Location:

1510 Wagner Rd., Glenview, IL 60025, US

Mission Statement

To promote an educational and memorable experience through programs and site visits that ignite the imagination, inspire our visitors, and preserve our local agricultural history.

Description

Historic Wagner Farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County and is open to the public for recreation and learning. The farm provides a unique opportunity for families to learn about our farming heritage and experience first hand "the way things used to be."

In addition to the cows in the pasture, Wagner Farm has chickens, draft horses, and pigs as well as a restored farmhouse and barn and the award-winning Wagner Farm Heritage Center. The Heritage Center contains interactive exhibits where you can learn about farming from the early 20th century through the present, "shop through history" at our 1930s Grocery Store or purchase a souvenir of your visit from our Museum Store.

Historic Wagner Farm offers public visitation hours, educational programs for all ages, and special events throughout the year as well as seasonal sales of farm products.

Animals
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

Mon Aug 30, 2021 - Sun Nov 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

WHERE

1510 Wagner RoadGlenview, IL 60025

(42.08219,-87.78136)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • History

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of 2 hours per shift twice per month
  • friendly, likes history

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