AAA Editor Notes
L.W. Paul Living History Farm, 2279 Harris Shortcut Rd., is a re-creation depicting a one-horse family farm from the first half of the 20th century. Farmhands give tours of the operational 17-acre farm, which includes animals, a blacksmith shop, church/meeting hall, farmhouse, gristmill, sawmill, smokehouse, stables, syrup mill, tobacco curing house, woodworking area and a visitor center. The guides describe each building's function as well as the historic tools and equipment.
On special-event Saturdays, demonstrations in various disciplines—including churning butter, making lye soap, milking a cow, harvesting crops, plowing, curing meat, preserving vegetables and making syrup—are given and visitors are invited to participate. Special events are held throughout the year.
Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.