Exhibits

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Exhibits Listed Here

  1. Americana Publications: Eric Slone and other authors of historic literature.
  2. Amish Home-made Candy: Home-made candy made by Missouri Amish.
  3. Antiques and Collectibles: Come browse our many treasures.
  4. Apple Press: A press used to extract the juice from apples. Don't forget to try a cup of home made apple juice.
  5. Bee Keeper: Come see a bee hive and taste native honey.
  6. Black Smith: A person who created objects from wrought iron.
  7. Bone Grinding: A farm chore using a Bone Grinder to grind animal bones. 
  8. Bowyer: A person who makes archery bows and arrows.
  9. Broom Maker: See what the first brooms were made from.
  10. Butter Churning: See the girls make butter using a vintage Sunbeam churn.
  11. Candle Dipping: Participate in making a candle by hand-dipping a wick into melted wax.
  12. Chair Maker: The finest authentic windsor chairs in the Midwest.
  13. Chip carver: Come see a walking stick being carved.
  14. Civil War Display: Mementoes from the civil War (1861-65)
  15. Civil War Music: Traditional instruments played during the “war between the states”.
  16. Corn Husk Dolls: Dolls produced from the husk of a corn stalk.
  17. Corn shelling: A farm chore used to shell corn kernels off the cob.
  18. Crochet: A hand craft in which yarn is made into patterned fabric by looping yarn with a hooked metal needle.
  19. Cross Cut Saw: Come grab a buddy and try your hand at cutting timber.
  20. Earth Lodge: Circa 1450 Style - Ancient American Indian technique of building using a clay outer shell over an inner layer of long grasses.
  21. Farm Barnyard: Traditional farm animals - Cow, horse, sheep and chickens.
  22. Flint-napper: A person who makes weapons, tools and jewelry using the stone called flint.
  23. French Trapers: Unlicensed independent traders who began to do business in the late 1700's.
  24. Goat Milk Lye Soap Making: Come see how the Pioneers made lye soap. It's great for poison ivy.
  25. Hammered & Mountain Dulcimer: An Ancient German stringed instrument.
  26. Hand made flutes: A wind instrument made from bone, wood or clay.
  27. Hand Quilting: A hand craft using a frame, needle, thimble and thread.
  28. Hawk-throwing: Try your hand at throwing an ax, hatchet or a tomahawk.
  29. Jellies and preserves (Made by the Amish): Can be found to purchase at the apple press, General Mercantile and Village Peddler.
  30. Jewelry Wire Artist: Civil War Jewelry made from gold, silver and copper malleable wire.
  31. Kloeppeli: (Bobbin Lace) lace made by hand with thread wound on bobbins.
  32. Knit and Wool Demo: A handcraft using two 12 inch long needles to create different stitches and patterns.
  33. Lathe Turning of Hickory/ Corncob Pipes: Pipes made with a Belt-driven John Deere powered lathe.
  34. Log cabin woodcraft: Miniature log cabins, bird houses and doll houses.
  35. Long House: American Osage structure made with poles which are covered with bark that was cut into rectangular slabs. The roof is rounded rather then peaked.
  36. Missouri Furs: Fox, beaver,  raccoon, bear and bobcat furs.
  37. Mud Clay Burning Oven: Recreation of a Quebec, Canada oven made in the 1700's (reaches 800 degrees F).
  38. Native American Ornaments: A great place to shop for unique gifts.
  39. Oil painting: Oil painting done on canvas.
  40. Old-Tyme Sausage Stuffing: How our ancestors made German sausage.
  41. Pine Needle Baskets: Baskets woven with the needles of the long leaf pine.
  42. Rope Making: Weaving rope with a four strand rope making machine.
  43. Rye Coil Baskets: Baskets coiled with rye straw also includes buttock baskets.
  44. Sherenschnitte: The German folk art of scissor cutting.
  45. Sad Ironing: A metal Iron heated over an open fire to smooth fabric.
  46. Scrimshaw: Scroll-work, engraving and carving done on bone or ivory.
  47. Sorghum Press: A Press used to extract juice from sorghum cane.
  48. Spinning: Spinning wheels used to spin wool into yarn.
  49. Springerle Cookies: A German biscuit embossed design made by pressing a mold onto rolled dough and allowed to dry before baking.
  50. Steam Boiler: Our Steam Boiler heats up water to create steam to run our saw mill.
  51. Story Telling: A narrative sharing our German culture as a means of entertainment, education and preservation.
  52. Tee Pee Lodges: An American Indian cone shaped tent made of animal skins upon three wooden poles.
  53. Tin Smith: A person who makes tools made of tinware or light metals such as candle holders, mugs, dessert plates and coffee pots.
  54. Traditional German Fair: German sausage w/ kraut, Biscuits & gravy, Pancakes w/ warm syrup, German potato salad, Old-tyme German Kettle Beef,  Ham and Beans w/ cornbread, roasted nuts, funnel cakes, root beer and home-churned ice cream.
  55. Village Peddler: Deutsch Country Day volunteers traveling by a one horse wagon selling delicious goods such as Cookies, Coffee Cake, Candy, Beverages, Pies and Cakes.
  56. Weaving at the loom: A hand operated apparatus used to weave clothing and tapestry.
  57. White oak Baskets: Baskets made from white oak also includes buttock baskets
  58. Wooden Kitchen Tools: Hand made wooden utensils.
  59. Wood Carver: Come see a wide selection of wooden bowls, cups and platters.
  60. Wood Splitting: Splitting wood with a one-lung gas engine.
  61. Wiki Up: An American Indian hut made of brushwood and covered with mats.
  62. Wigwam: An American Indian hut having an arched framework of poles overlaid with bark.