Old Time Threshing – Slate Run Living Historical Farm

Written/Photo/Video by Andrew Livelsberger Background:The Slate Run Living Historical Farm is an actual working farm where people can learn how farm life in Ohio was conducted in the late 1800’s.  The farm is part of the Columbus Metro Parks system. Impression:One of the great things about the living historical farm is the immersive experience. They…

Coloring Easter Eggs 1880’s Style

Background:Easter has come and gone, and we have our current traditions.  Some though, go back further than you might think.   Ever think about how they might have colored Easter eggs in the 1880’s?  Did they even do that back then? Impression:Slate Run Historical farm shows us what life may have been like for a…

Cleaning Up The Hay In The Fields – Circa 1865

Written / Photography Andrew Livelsberger  What’s that?  Not enough hay in the loft!  Let’s go back to the field and get some more! Background:Slate Run Metro Park while a fantastic local park in it’s own right, also houses the wonderful Living Historical Farm.   We visit their quite often as there always seems to be…

Slate Run Historical Farm

Slate Run Historical Farm is part of the Columbus Metro Parks system.  It can be found at Slate Run Park, which is located at 1375 State Route 664 N.  in Canal Winchester, OH. Farm hands shuck corn More after the break… This farm is still run as it has been since the 1800’s.  The house,…