Tours For a guided tour, call 217-341-8293 for an appointment.
HMFA board meetings held at Sherman Public library, across from the high school, on the first Thursday of the month beginning at 6:00 p.m. All members are invited to attend! THANK YOU, Sherman Public library. Meeting dates, locations and times may change. Given the COVID-19 situation, we hold some Board meetings via ZOOM. If you are interested in attending a meeting, call an executive committee member for details. Contact Us
The Marbold Heritage Festival, September 9th & 10th 2023 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day – Rain or Shine event
2023 MARBOLD HERITAGE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Daily – Rain or Shine
SATURDAY: 9:00 a.m. -- Gate opens. 10:00 a.m. – Historical Interpretation - Elmwood Walk Four locations 11:00 a.m. -- Cynthia Clampitt, “How Corn Changed Itself and Everything Else.” 12:30 p.m. -- Annie Rieken, “Why Historic Preservation Matters.” 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. – Roastineers, acoustic folk group
SUNDAY: 9:00 a.m. – Gate opens. 11:00 a.m. – Archaeologist Annie Rieken, “Why Historic Preservation Matters.” 12:00 p.m. – Peaches & Bacon Duo, 1:00 p.m. – Cynthia Clampitt, “Pigs, Pork, and Heartland Hogs: From Wild Boar to Baconfest.” 1:30 p.m. – Historical Interpretation - Elmwood Walk Four locations 2:00 p.m. – Peaches & Bacon, violin and banjo duo Sunday is “Pie Day!”
Both days: Vendors Craftsmen/demonstrators Children’s area Tractors and engines Farm equipment demonstrations Wagon rides Civil War reenactments Food by Shick Shack BBQ and Udderly Delicious
Admission: $5 – Age 14 & up $3 – Age 6 – 13 Free – Age 5 & under
Don’t miss this family friendly event!
All proceeds benefit the restoration of the Marbold Farmstead (Elmwood). 21722 State Hwy 29, Greenview, IL 62642 20 miles N of Springfield, IL