Travel back in time and experience life on a traditional 1800s homestead. Costumed guides, using first-person interpretation, demonstrate the life and times of the families that lived at this site from the late 1760s until 1913. Experience life in the past through hands-on demonstrations and activities that are fun for the whole family.
Allow approximately three hours to complete a full tour of our farm.
● The buildings at Quiet Valley include the 1850s bank barn where visitors learn about the crops that are raised on the farm and see a variety of livestock.
● In the Granddaddy Cabin observe the family making fabric for their clothing using wool and flax. Watch as they spin wool and weave on the loom.
● In the original farm house learn about everyday tasks such as hearth cooking, candle making and food preservation.
During your visit to the farm you may also visit our one room school, enjoy a special program and pet some baby animals. There is a gift shop and picnic pavilion on site. Cold drinks and snack items are available during the summer tour hours.
We have special tour packages available for larger groups, so please call our office 570-992-6161 to plan your group visit.
Some things to keep in mind when you visit:
There is no smoking permitted on site.
For the safety of our farm animals please do not bring pets to the farm.
Please do not feed, pet or harass the farm animals. Supervised petting opportunities can be provided.
We recommend wearing closed-toed shoes while visiting the farm.
THE HISTORY OF QUIET VALLEY