ROCKY MOUNT, Va. – Take in the history of Southwest Virginia’s agriculture at the nineteenth Annual Antique Farm Days in Franklin County
The nineteenth Annual Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days returns to Franklin County on Friday, June 17. You can head over to Franklin County Recreation Park to see vintage farm equipment, tractor pulls, and demonstrations.
The Restored 1923 Fairbanks Morse Vintage Engine can be operating all through the present for everybody to see and listen to. This 10-foot excessive engine was the foremost energy supply for the Exchange Mill in Rocky Mounty till 1959.
This occasion lasts for 3 days and can characteristic examples of rock crushing, sawmilling, threshing and extra.
A baling demonstration will happen with a 1923 wooden FRICK threshing machine.
President of the Antique Farm Days, Charles Brubaker, stated, “It’s really a history lesson, and you know our mission is to preserve history for the future so that people will understand the importance of agriculture to our region.”
Other actions embody a flea market of antiques, engines, tractors and farm-related gadgets. The public sale of vintage gear, farm instruments and equipment will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.
There can be lots of good meals from BBQ Ribs to selfmade ice cream.
Gates can be open from 8 a.m. to five p.m.
General admission is $6. Children below 12 are free.
For a full schedule of occasions, click on right here.
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