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“A step back into time”

Historic Forestville
Ranked #2 of 6 things to do in Preston
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Owner description: Walk across the Carnegie Steel Bridge into 1899 Forestville. Explore the Meighen family store which is filled with original 19th-century merchandise, discover what's cooking in the kitchen and help the hired hands with chores in the garden and farm buildings. Costumed guides portray residents and their daily activities.
Reviewed 16 July 2012

We visited Forestville with our 5 year old grandson. He really enjoyed the outdoor setting under the big trees. He was somewhat interested in learning about all the items in the old General store and the family home (too much he couldn't touch), but loved walking through the big kitchen garden. He helped grind corn and then fed the many chickens which were wandering through the little old town. It was a hot day but the huge old trees kept the area shady and beautiful. We had a great time.

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Reviewed 3 June 2012

go try it, you will be surprised. bring your family and friends there. they will love it

1  Thank Angelina B
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Reviewed 21 May 2012

Check ahead to see whether the buildings are open.

Thank BobMinneapolis_MN
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Reviewed 12 April 2012

The special events are always a good way to experience life in 1899. It's worth checking out, especially for those kids who can't imagine life before electronics.

1  Thank Kery E
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