Tuesday, November 18, 2008

queens county farm museum





yes we have farm animals here on long island. in fact, this is the largest working historical farm in the city. dating all the way back to 1697, it is open year round seven days a week. if you are so inclined, there is a gift shop on the premises where you can buy feed to give to the livestock. please go here if you would like more info about this interesting piece of history and farmland.
when is the last time you have been on a farm?

8 comments:

Olivier said...

c'est sympathique cette ferme "musée", cela doit être une des plus vieilles de New York.

this is nice farm "museum", this must be one of the oldest in New York.

bobbie said...

Looks like a wonderful place to visit. And I love your photo. I wish I had known about it when I was raising my children, although we did have farming relatives.

luvmyboys said...

We used to live near there before we were married and had kids (oops! living in sin! LOL!) and visited there all the time. It's a great place.

Hey Harriet said...

Oh gosh, I haven't been to a farm for ages! I want to visit one now. Piggies are my fave farm animals :)

Morty said...

I LOVE the Queens County Farm Museum. It's truly a small piece of country in the big city. We've been taking my five year old there for years. They do a great Oktoberfest with Pig Racing being one of the highlights. Nice Strawberry Festival in June as well.

Anonymous said...

The State College in Farmingdale used to be called NY agricultural college. Years ago we took our kids there to see the animals on the grounds. It was fun to watch the kids respond to the pigs, cows, chickens etc. Too bad it's all gone now. PGma

Kitty said...

aw...I'm probably interpreting quite a bit here, but these guys look happy.

Lily Hydrangea said...

I agree with you Kitty, I think they do indeed look happy. That definitely looks like a smile to me!