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

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, and Suffolk Punch 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.

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Coronavirus update:
Monroe County, PA is in the Green Phase of the quarantine. In order to ensure the safety of Quiet Valley’s visitors, volunteers and staff, we will be complying with the State’s mandate to wear masks in all public places.  This will remain in effect until further notice. Thank you for your patience and participation.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR FALL 2020


SPOOKY DAYS ON THE FARM

Friday,  October 23 & Saturday,  October 24,  5pm-8pm
Murder Mystery – Not appropriate for children younger than 8. Admission $10 per adult, $5 children ages 8-12 years old. A true who-done-it experience!

For those with unshakable nerve,  put your detective skills to the test by helping solve a murder mystery!  A guide will help take you around the farm as you meet the suspects, gather clues,  and more! This program takes approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours and tours are continuous.  The last tour begins at 8pm from the log cabin gift shop. Get into the Halloween spirit with something more unique then just another haunted house.

This program is designed by forensic specialists and includes discussions and depictions of death and murder. The farm is extremely dark at night and we encourage visitors to bring flashlights.  Actors are not permitted to touch visitors. Not suitable for all ages.
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QUIET VALLEY’S LIME KILN FIRING –
Saturday October 31
The new Quiet Valley lime kiln is scheduled to burn October 31 from 9-3 with talks by Gary Oiler ongoing. No reservations are necessary. The earliest use of lime dates to present-day Turkey between 7,000 and 14,000 years ago. Come learn about this important natural resource that still has a variety of uses today.

 

The Friends Annual HOLIDAY WORKSHOP – Saturday November 7

       
There is still room in the above workshops
Go to Discover and Learn tab and get details under Workshops.
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ROOSTER RUN 5K
5k Socially Distanced Rooster Run/Walk November 14
This year’s event and course will be modified allow runners/walkers to start at different times between 9am and 11am for social distancing. If you don’t feel comfortable joining in person, please sign up to participate virtually! For details and registration check online at www.TimberHillTiming.com or call 570.992.6161.

 

NEW EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

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