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Animal Blessing Sunday, October 7, 2018

Stearns Homestead will host an animal blessing for our farm animals and your house pets on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm in our south front pasture.

Father Peter of Saint Anthony of Padua parish will offer the blessing and lead us in prayer.

All dogs must be on a leash and all other animals must be secured in a carrier or with a leash.

Please park in the south parking area and enter the front pasture through the large gate near the road.

Final First Friday is October 5

We will host our final First Friday Family Fun Night on October 5, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

Pony rides $5.00   –   Hay rides (hopefully we find a tractor driver)   $1.00 per person    –  Animal feed  $1 – $5    – People Food  $2 – $6 Pedal tractors for little ones    –   Pumpkin patch   –  Country Store and more.

Hope you will join us for a fun filled family night at the farm!

 

 

Farm City Days Sept 8 -9, 2018

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Mark your calendar to join us for Farm City Days at Stearns Homestead on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm both days, for good old fashion family fun at the farm.

Hayrides, childrens’ activities, farm animals, people food, family fun for all.  Take a look inside the Stearns house to see how they lived in 1855.  Chicken coop tours, and farm animal showcase with horse expo on Sunday.

Free admission.

Hayrides are $1 per person, people food variable $1-$5, animal feed $1>

‘Treasures” & Rummage Sale Aug 18 & 19, 2018

Stop in for some great deals … you never know what you might find at our annual ‘Treasures’ & Rummage Sale on Saturday, August 18 from 10 am – 4 pm and Sunday, August 19 from 12 pm – 3 pm.

Lots of chairs, household items, doll beds and crib, tools, glassware, trinkets, books, toys, antiques, jewelry … just about everything you can imagine except clothing (no clothes).

All proceeds benefit the farm animals at Stearns Homestead.

We hope to see you at the sale!

Join Today – Membership 2018

We appreciate the support of the members of the Parma Area Historical Society (PAHS)  and ask that you join or renew your membership for 2018.

We are an all volunteer group who work diligently to keep Stearns Homestead a Parma treasure for everyone to enjoy, learn about Parma’s history and experience the sights, smells and feel of farming and agriculture for all visitors.

Your membership renewal helps us to maintain the homestead and    care for the farm animals that reside at the homestead.

PAHS is organized as a non-profit organization with a seven member board of trustees.

Your membership also gives you a voice in the organization.

Join or renew your membership before April 1, to be eligible to vote at the PAHS Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 8, 2018.

Election for the PAHS Board of Trustees will be held at the April meeting.

Download the membership form and return with your membership payment to PAHS, PO Box 29002, Parma OH 44129.

Don’t delay!  Join today!

 

PAHS Mission Statement – revised April 2017

In accordance with the By-Laws reviewed and approved by the membership at the April 2017 annual meeting, the mission statement of the Parma Area Historical Society shall be:
1. To bring together whose people interested in the history of Parma;
2. To perpetuate the memory of the pioneers of Parma and its early settlers;
3. To collect, preserve, and attractively simply historical information and to disseminate
this historical information;
4. To educate and provide accurate knowledge of agricultural practices and to preserve and maintain Stearns Homestead as a working farm.

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