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Cassville, Wis. – Make history come alive this summer as you experience NEW programs, events, and activities at Stonefield Historic Site. On May 26, Stonefield will reopen for the 2018 season with an Ag Appreciation Day Event.

“This day will debut a new tour of the State Agriculture Museum,” says Susan Caya-Slusser, site director for the Southwest Historic Sites. “The tour will highlight the how and why of Wisconsin farming and implements.”

Opening weekend at Stonefield will also include a variety of other fun, hands-on activities including a taste of the past at the farmhouse kitchen, experts from Southwest Tech, farming equipment, and much more!

Throughout the 2018 season, Stonefield will offer a variety of other programming and events including:

Independence Day Celebration (July 4): Celebrate a traditional 20th century Fourth of July with flags, treats, trivia, and more.
Great River Road Fall Festival (Sept. 22): Celebrate the Great River Road with music, an antique tractor pull, wagon rides, sorghum & broom making, hands-on activities, and more.
Safe and Spooky Halloween (Oct. 20): Trick-or-Treat through the child-friendly “haunted” Stonefield Village.

For a full list of events and dates visit

Plus, this summer join the Wisconsin Historical Society’s celebration of flavors that connect us to our diverse heritage in the most delicious way. With exhibitions, demonstrations, tours, and tastes around the state, The Flavor of Wisconsin brings to life the history and living traditions that make us who we are. See all our flavorful events here.

About Stonefield Historic Site:
Stonefield comprises a re-created 1900-vintage rural farming village and the State Agricultural Museum, which traces the history of Wisconsin agriculture from its inception to the 20th century. Stonefield, named after the estate farmed by Wisconsin’s first governor Nelson Dewey, also includes Dewey’s home site. Visit for more information and a list of upcoming events.

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