Friday, May 20, 2016

We are open this weekend, 5/21 and 5/22, 1pm - 4pm for tours. Our Heritage Garden is also on the Celebrate Frederick's Beyond the Garden Gates Tour 1pm - 5pm each day (to enter our garden you must have a ticket).

Upcoming event....


The Barnstormers 10th Anniversary Tour and Plein Air Paint-Out will take place on Saturday, June 11th, 2016

The Barns Of South Mountain

Nine barns in the scenic foothills of the South Mountain Region will be featured during the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation 10th Annual Barnstormers Tour and Plein Air Paint-Out. The event will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016, rain or shine.

This popular annual self-guided tour calls attention to these beautiful old structures and their importance to our agricultural heritage. The tour provides a rare opportunity to gain access to some of our most scenic and private farm properties.

This event has three components, a ticketed barn tour, an art show/sale, and various educational demos and displays. Tickets (guide books with map) are $15 dollars per adult. Children 16 and under are free. Using the map, tour-goers may drive their vehicles to as many of the farm locations as they wish to visit. The farms are only open to visitors on that day. Tour hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Trained barn docents will greet visitors at each barn. Some of the barns may feature extra educational displays such as blacksmithing, antique farm tools, handmade products, joinery, quilting, and Civil War reenactors.

Advance ticket locations.

Tour ticket/guidebooks are available at the first two locations listed below.

Ticket/guidebooks with map are now available at the Frederick Visitor's Center, located at 151 S. East St., in Frederick. Phone 800-999-3613. Ticket price, $15 per adult, 16 and under free.

Tickets are also available at Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave, Frederick. Call Melanie Gettier in advance. 301-668-6088.

Tickets on June 11, the day of the tour.

On the day of the tour, beginning at 9:30 a.m., tickets will be sold at the Tour Host Farm. Address, 8926 Mt. Tabor Rd., Middletown, Md.


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