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Wellington Farm, USA 2018

The Toboggan House at Pioneer Hills before it was moved to Wellington
In order to move it, we had to take it apart

New Broom Shop to Open in 2018

       Recently Wellington Farm had the opportunity to acquire a second kick winder for broom making.  This new machine dates to about 1870.  Plans are also on the way to construct another broom vise, as originals are very hard to find.  The original Broom Shop was filled to capacity and there is not room for another kick winder and vise.  As a result, a new Broom Shop is under construction and will open in 2018.   

Craft Classes Coming in 2018

Classes in broom making, loom weaving, basket making and blacksmithing will be offered at Wellington Farm beginning in the Spring of 2018.  Class size will be limited so keep your eye on our website.  As soon as the schedule is completed we will post it here.  Additional information can be obtained by signing our guestbook or calling 989 529 7331.    

1887 Advance Threshing Machine
Once it was on the property, we had to put it back together

Wellington Antique Tractor Club

     Thursday evening, September 10, 2010 was a significant time at Wellington Farm, USA.  On that evening, 29 tractor enthusiasts and their spouses got together and formed the Wellington Antique Tractor and Engine Club.  The group elected a slate of officers to steer the new organization and appointed a Constitution and By-Laws Committee to deal with the legalities of the association.  They established their regular meeting times at 7:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month with no meetings being held in December, January or February.   The  organization has taken over the Wellington Tractor and Engine Show as well as any other activities involving tractors and engines that are held at Wellington Farm, USA.  The group always welcomes new members and extends an invitation to anyone who likes old tractors to join themThe president, Carl Hunt, can be reached at mafd102@hotmail.com  or additional information can be obtained by signing into the guest book on the home page of this website.  The next meeting of the club will be on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Stittsville Church.

1923 New South Stone Burr Mill
This mill is now grinding cornmeal and flour in the WellingtonnGrist Mill.

Museum and Goat Mountain, FREE!!

Currently there is no charge for you and your family to enjoy the Wellington Farm Museum and Goat Mountain.  Both are located adjacent to the parking lot near the entrance to the park.  The Museum Building itself is historically significance in that it was the first building constructed at the Higgins Lake Nursery by the Civilian Conservation Corps. 

The major display in the Museum is a  presentation of the plow and it's importance to the development of modern agriculture.  Several different plow displays will be featured including one of the largest horse drawn walking plows ever manufactured.  A beautiful mural of a team of draft horses was provided for us by local artist Terry Dickenson.  Be sure to experience this unique museum when you visit us, and best of all, IT'S FREE!!!!
Mural painted by artist Terry Dickenson which adorns one of the walls in our new museum.

We Make Old Fashioned Home Made Ice Cream!!

Old Fashioned, home made ice cream is available at Wellington Farm.  Frozen in an old fashioned wooden tub ice cream freezer powered by a 1920's John Deere hit-and-miss engine, this addition to the Farm's activities is sure to please the taste buds of all visitors.  Top off your visit to the living-history farm with a dish of ice cream like that enjoyed by families on a Sunday summer afternoon back in 1932.   It is Soooooo Good!!!


Wellington Farm
"Where It's Always 1932"
6944 S. Military Road ** Grayling, MI 49738

Wellington Farm Park is an excellent place for Weddings, Birthday Parties, Family Reunions, Company Picnics, Business Meetings or any other group outing.  Please consider allowing us to host your next event!  Call 989 348 5187 today, or email welfar32@gmail.com