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Pioneer Farms

Pioneer Farms

Pioneer Farms is a living history museum celebrating the rich heritage of Texas.

Pioneer Farms offers a number of educational and entertaining opportunities. The Farms contains old buildings to allow visitors to get a glimpse of what life was like in early Texas. Various displays and exhibits cover the farm. In addition, the farm offers a number of classes so that visitors may get in touch with the period, including blacksmithing and traditional woodworking.

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