Interpreter spinning in cabinOur Mission –
Preserving Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Heritage

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, is a non-profit, living history museum preserving 19th century Pennsylvania German agricultural heritage. Period dressed interpreters portray descendants of Johann Depper, re-enacting daily life on the farm.  Plan a visit today.

Nestled in the Pocono Mountain on 114 acres of beautiful pastures, woodlands and streams, Quiet Valley hosts all the farm animals typically found in the 1800s.  Rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, a mule and Clydesdale draft horses live on the homestead. The buildings include an 1850s bank barn, the original farmhouse, a cabin, spring house, ice house, smokehouse, dry house and assorted smaller barns. Quiet Valley is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The historic farm is open for summer tours from Saturday June 15 through Monday September 2. Allow 2 – 2 1/2 hours to see all parts of the tour. Find More Info  Group Tours, Bus Tours as well as School Field Trips can be scheduled by contacting the office at 570-992-6161.

Upcoming Events & Activities

Flax Day – Tuesday July 16 – Sue Oiler & Friends
Presentations on flax processing and spinning, and the weaving of linen cloth

Quilting Day – Wednesday July 17 – Quiet Valley Quilters

Sauerkraut Day – Thursday July 18 – Gary Oiler

Honey Bees – Friday July 19 – Cliff Sunflower
Presentations on the life of the honey bee and its importance to agriculture

Bake Oven Day  Saturday July 20 – Quiet Valley Bakers

Music in the Valley Saturday July 20 from 10am to 5pm
Enjoy traditional music played by various groups at different venues on the farm. The background of the music and songs will be explored and a jam session will be held at 3:30pm. A children’s puppet show will take place.
Sponsored in part by PPA Project Stream grant

FALL PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY JULY 29 AT 9AM
Call the farm to register, no emails please. 570-992-6161

AUGUST BAKE OVEN WORKSHOPS
BAKE OVEN WORKSHOP BEING HELD SATURDAY AUGUST 10TH OR 31ST
Choose from two dates; Workshops include training in bread making and use of an outdoor brick bake oven and runs from 8:30 to 1:30; Lunch is included and attendees go home with two loaves of bread; $40 per person; Limited class size; CALL THE FARM at 570-992-6161

Heritage Craft Day – Saturday August 10 from 10am to 4pm
Come out for a day dedicated to heritage crafts of the 1800s. Watch the craftspeople demonstrate and try some crafts out for yourself. Enjoy such things as spinning, weaving, paper crafts, rye straw crafts, and basket making. There will be a children’s craft area.
Sponsored in part by PPA Project Stream grant

Farm to Table Covered Bridge Dinner – Saturday September 7 at 6:00pm
Reservations are open for the dinner Tickets – $60pp
Help support the farm museum and enjoy this delicious fundraiser.
Tickets are limited to 34 diners and are nonrefundable. Check here for details.

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