WV Farm Museum on Full Display During Country Fall Fest Oct. 1-2

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. – From antique engines to quilting to a gospel sing, the West Virginia State Farm Museum will pull out all the stops during its annual Country Fall Festival Saturday and Sunday Oct. 1-2. Located seven miles north of Point Pleasant, just off Route 62, the museum features numerous historical structures that have been moved to or recreated on the grounds and large collections of steam and gas engines, antique tractors, farm and household implements and taxidermized animals.

“The Farm Museum is truly a treasure for those who love West Virginia’s rural heritage,” said West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt. “The buildings, equipment and displays are a fascinating look at days gone by. We encourage your family to plan a staycation around the State Farm Museum.”

An antique tractor pull will be held Saturday, Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. Church services will be held Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. at the replica Zion Lutheran Log Church. A gospel sing will follow Sunday afternoon. Antique gas engine and quilt shows are also planned.

For more information, call 304-675-5737, Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., email wvsfm@suddenlinkmail.com or check out the museum on Facebook.

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.