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Monday, 29 September 2008 00:16

WOODLAWN FARM TOURS

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the normal 2021 has been tentatively postponed until June.  As more details become available, we will share them on this website and social media.

Appointments available for groups with fewer than 6 people, and masks are required to enter the home.  Appointments may be made with Barbara Suelter at (309) 678-7716.

Suggested donations are $4/adult and $3/child.

 


Woodlawn Farm 1824

This Farm, five miles east of town, was established in 1824 by Michael Huffaker. Michael and his wife, Jane, rode by horseback from Kentucky, bought land east of Jacksonville, and built a cabin for their growing family and four cabins for free black families who helped Michael raise cattle, horses and crops. In 1840 he built the two story brick home which stands to this day on the property. Michael and his family were members of the Antioch Christian Church founded by Barton Stone.

TOURS AVAILABLE - CONTACT JACKSONVILLE AREA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU @ 1-800-593-5678

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