Where History Comes to Life –
Stroll down the streets of the village exploring at your own pace. The village is an open-air museum on a 10-acre site that represents at typical tram-stop community. Period costumed townsfolk welcome visitors and give demonstrations in the homes, businesses and shops. Popular stops include the blacksmith, the print shop, the garden at the farmhouse, and the General Store.
The elegance of the recently restored Interurban #1223 tram is something to experience. This tram part of the area's rich public transportation history. An exciting must for every visitor is a whirl on the historic 1912 CW Parker Carousel. Rides are accompanied by music from a 1925 Wurlitzer band organ.
Amenities include picnic tables, a gift shop, and an ice-cream parlour which offers a menu for light meals and snacks. The site is wheelchair accessible.
Our C.W. Parker Carousel is a marvelous machine. It's a delight to see and a thrill to ride.
Interurban Tram #1223
This tram was part of an extensive commuter system from 1913 to 1958. Its elegance has been restored and its legacy preserved.
Our townsfolk wear 1920s styled clothing that reflects the jobs and tasks of their spaces and locations.
Get a sense of what's on our ten-acre site. Have a look at our map.
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