POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Farm Museum will host two Antique Gas Engine Shows on Saturday, June 5 at 1 p.m. and Saturday, July 3 at 5 p.m. The events will feature an antique and farm tractor pulls. The Country Kitchen and Country Store will be open both days.
“These are great events to start your summer in the Mountain State. Bring the kids down to the State Farm Museum so they can experience antiques of the past and learn about West Virginia’s rich agricultural history,” said Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt.
The State Farm Museum also hosts the Christopher H. Bauer Wildlife Museum, which contains a large collection of mounted wildlife hunting trophies. Other attractions include authentic log cabins, an early farmhouse, an operational 19th century blacksmith shop, turn-of-the-century doctor and newspaper offices, a display room that contains an extensive collection of firearms, knives and other hunting accessories, and a mounted body of “General,” the third-largest horse ever recorded.
The West Virginia Department of Agriculture protects plant, animal and human health through a variety of scientific, regulatory and consumer protection programs. The Commissioner of Agriculture is one of six statewide elected officials who sits on the Board of Public Works.