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  • Multiple Days: 07/27/2014, 08/07/2014, 08/12/2014, 08/21/2014 Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

    Haying with Horses

    Along with historic haying demonstrations using draft horses (weather permitting), there will be interpretive programs and children's activities all about historic haying.

    On Sunday July 27th, there is a day filled with activities. The schedule for that day is:

    1:00-3:30 Haying
    9:30-10:30 am Hiking into History (Sunday morning walk)
    11:00-4:00 Wagon Rides
    9:15-4:30 House Tours
    9:00-12:30 & 2:30-5:00 Blacksmith Shop

    All Day Activities
    Kids Corral
    Chuckwagon

    Hay - Z Days of Summer (Ranger speaker series)
    10:30 – Horses, Hay and Teamsters
    11:30 – Bison to Beef
    12:30 – What is Hay, Anyway?
    3:30 – Grazing on Grasses
    4:30 – 1886 – End of an Era

    Pick up a punch card at the visitor center or the information station. Attend at least two ranger talks in the speaker series and you can receive a free postcard, bird book or branded ornament. If you attend at least four ranger talks in the speaker series you will earn a coupon, to be redeemed at a future date, for a personal tour of the museum collection building or a personal tour of the main ranch house that includes the upstairs and basement. The coupon will be good for a total of eight people. Reservations will need to be made in advance.

    Exhibits
    Haying DVD video
    Display of historic photos of haying and stories/quotes on haying related to the Kohrs and Warren families.

    Food Concessions
    9:00-4:30 Close-up

    Location: Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Julie Croglio Contact Email: julie_croglio@nps.gov Contact Phone Number: 406-846-2070

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