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Heritage Day at The Star Barn Village / Family Picnic and Train Experience

Date/Time

May 24, 2019
11:00 AM until 08:00 PM

Description

Please join us on Friday, May 24 from 11 am – 8 pm 
for Heritage Day at The Star Barn Village

Family Picnic and Train Experience

  • Self-guided Walking Tour of The Star Barn Village and Ironstone Ranch
  • Bring your own picnic lunch or buy from our “Outdoor Barbeque Boutique” by C&J Catering
  • Seating available in The Star Barn, under the Grand Canopy Tent or bring your own blanket for a picnic around the property on our many picturesque grassy spots
  • Steam engine-churned ice cream available to purchase
  • Drive through the restored Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge
  • Fire-pits, yard games and much, much more
  • The Shepherd's Staff Petting Zoo: alpacas, miniature pony, donkeys, and a pot-bellied pig
  • Memorabilia in The Sower and the Seed Shoppe available to purchase
  • Browse The Star Barn Museum and Art Gallery
  • Walk and talk in the Village with John Enterline, Stone Gables Estate's Horticulturist
  • Pony rides available to purchase
  • Receive a full-color commemorative Star Barn booklet with before and after photographs

 

Add the Train Experience to your day:
Ride in the replica of an 1848 Pioneer Coach and Walk through the replica of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Car, the “United States”

 

Purchase Train Experience tickets at the event:
$10 per ticket
$5 per ticket: children ages 4 – 12
Free: children ages 3 and under

 

Special introductory offer includes:

  • Train ride times: every half hour from 12 - 7 pm
  • Tractor-pulled wagon rides from The Star Barn to the train
  • Ride in the replica of an 1848 Pioneer Coach
  • Walk through the replica of the 1865 Lincoln Funeral Car, the "United States"
  • See the restored 1844 Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge
  • Learn the history of the 1832 rail line, the 1877 Star Barn, the 1860 Ironstone Ranch, and the future Barns of Belmont with the National Christmas Center

 

 

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has entered The Star Barn Village in the National Register of Historic Places. We celebrate this national treasure of Gothic Revival architecture that was moved and preserved in its entirety to Stone Gables Estate, formerly the Klein Chocolate factory homestead in Elizabethtown, PA

 

Free Admission
Limited Parking Tickets Available
$20 per car (8 persons)

$30 per oversized car (9-15 persons)

 

Please Call for Bus Group Pricing: 717-287-6287

PLEASE NOTE: Train is NOT Handicap Accessible

Cost

Free Admission Limited Parking Tickets Available $20 per car $30 oversized

Location

View map The Star Barn Village at Stone Gables Estate
Star Barn Way, enter at Newville Road
Elizabethtown, PA

Additional Information

Sponsor

The Star Barn Village at Stone Gables Estate

Phone

717-287-6287

Contact name

Gail Shane

Contact email

gail@stonegablesestate.com

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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