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Shields Ethridge Heritage Farm

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Awesome Festival Day for the whole Family

The Farm has an awesome festival each year. Working blacksmiths, basket makers, live music, & more!!

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Samantha S
Very cool little bit of history.

We found ourselves here to locate a geocache and stopped to hang out for an hour or so. This... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Joshua S
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3 Aug 2016
“Awesome Festival Day for the whole Family”
26 Jul 2016
“Very cool little bit of history. ”
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The Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm is an outdoor, agricultural museum that functions as an educational and interpretative facility in northeast Georgia. It is open From April to October. See website for hours. The Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm...more
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2355 Ethridge Rd, Jefferson, GA 30549-4925
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+1 706-367-2949
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The Farm has an awesome festival each year. Working blacksmiths, basket makers, live music, & more!!

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We found ourselves here to locate a geocache and stopped to hang out for an hour or so. This historic farm site has all the old buildings, educational sessions, period equipment, and a wonderful staff to answer any questions you may have. Great for kids!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Great family homestead from 19th century roots. Self guided tour of property includes cotton gin, school teacher's house, barn, blacksmith shop, etc. very educational and worth a few hours of your time on this ga back road.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This farm is one of the best I've ever seen. The beautiful home that once stood on this property is missed greatly. My kids got to experience what life used to be like. It's beautiful and well kept. It's a must visit. My favorite is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank STACY M
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Our home school group had a field trip to this beautiful farm! The history behind the place is amazing. It was built back in the 1800s and has been in the family ever since. All the buildings are located where they were originally built. There...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Very interesting buildings in a beautiful country setting. It really takes you back in time. I took the self guided tour after studying the farm's very informative website. I arrived about 5 minutes before 3 bus loads of school children but was able to see...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank pjkovacich
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We went on a Sunday when it was officially closed but were welcomed to tour the farm and take a look around. This property is absolutely amazing and a must see for anyone with any appreciation for the history of the south in the 1800s...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank M_from_Atlanta
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This location only hosts visitors a few times a year. They had every building open, and craftsman skilled in ancient arts, such as chair caning, corn grinding, and more. On display were steam powered tractors, horse drawn wagons, and a 2 room schoolhouse that some...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great place to visit when they host local events...lots of family fun and takes you back in time with all the old buildings and family memories.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I stopped by here as part of the Jackson County Heritage Trail Geo-tour. I loved the tranquility and we enjoyed walking by the buildings. It was extremely peaceful here and I would never have known about it if it weren't for geocaching and the county's...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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