Historic Demonstrations

Stroll through Stonefield’s village and learn historic trades from skilled demonstrators. Available on select days as part of the general admission experience!

Historic Demonstrations

Stroll through Stonefield’s village and learn historic trades from skilled demonstrators. Available on select days as part of the general admission experience!

Man and Woman traversing Stonepoint

Relive Wisconsin’s Rise to “America’s Dairyland”

Explore history by the acre at Stonefield! Your adventure through the former estate of Wisconsin’s first governor tells the amazing story of the Badger State’s agricultural advance from a struggling group of wheat farmers to America’s Dairyland.

Tour over 30 restored historic businesses that highlight Wisconsin’s rural development at the turn of the 20th century. See the largest collection of farm equipment and vintage tractors in the state in the State Agricultural Museum. Visit the home of Wisconsin’s first governor and see fascinating artifacts that tell the story of Wisconsin’s transition from territory to state. With every step of your journey at Stonefield, you’ll be immersed in the spirit of ingenuity that helped propel Wisconsin forward.

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Historic Demonstrations

Enjoy historic demonstrations like fabric spinning, hat making, blacksmithing, historic wet-plate photography, and more! Included with Stonefield General Admission.

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Blacksmithing & Farmhouse Cooking tomorrow at Stonefield! It’s hammer time with Hugh McCarron as he showcases the art of blacksmithing. Cook up history with Jodi Russell in the 1901 Progressive Farmhouse. ... See MoreSee Less

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Blacksmithing & Farmhouse Cooking tomorrow at Stonefield! It’s hammer time with Hugh McCarron as he showcases the art of blacksmithing. Cook up history with Jodi Russell in the 1901 Progressive Farmhouse.

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That stove is a work of art.

I have the same white tea pot.

Join us this Saturday, September 17 for historic demonstrations in Stonefield's 1900 village! Demonstrations are included with a general admission ticket. Book your tickets today! wihist.org/3IlthQm ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us this Saturday, September 17 for historic demonstrations in Stonefields 1900 village! Demonstrations are included with a general admission ticket. Book your tickets today! https://wihist.org/3IlthQm