Belgian draft horses pulling a sickle mower to cut hay
Belgian draft horses pull a sickle mower to cut hay.  The hay will be used to feed the livestock throughout the winter.

Centennial Events
at Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS

Historic Mowing - Saturday, July 2
pm - 3:00 pm

Come see the first process in making hay - mowing - done with horse-drawn equipment.

Cattle Branding - Thursday, July 7
Branding - 11:00 am; Family Activities - 9:00 am - 5:00

Branding cattle was a very important practice on the open range, where cattle grazed together with only a brand to identify ownership. Branding is still an important time on ranches today. Come watch as we brand our calves and join in the fun family activities held throughout the day.

Haying with Horses - Saturday, July 16; Thursday, July 28; Thursday, August 11
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm each day

Come out and watch haying demonstrations using historic horse drawn implements.

National Park Service Birthday Celebration -Thursday, August 25
9:00 am - 8:00

Free classes hosted by the Montana Academy of Living History. Hot dogs, cake, and entertainment in the evening.

Pumpkin Sunday - Sunday, October 16
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

Enjoy the fall season with themed activities for children and special programs and activities for visitors of all ages. There will be pumpkin painting, hay rides, crafts and more.

Holiday Open House - Sunday, December 4
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the season with music, children's activities, wagon rides and refreshments. The Kohrs home will be decorated throughout the month of December.

There is no fee to attend any of the events.


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  • Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

    Haying with Horses

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 11, 2016

    Come out to the ranch and experience haying with historic horse drawn implements and stay for a day filled with haying presentations.

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  • Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

    National Park Service Birthday Celebration

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Deer Lodge, MT
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Come celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park service.

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Deer Lodge, MT 59722


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