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Farmstead Open Day Saturday August 25

Bloomington Restorations, Inc. invites you to the monthly Museum Open Day at the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead 1-4 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018. The day will celebrate “Jam Fest” featuring inside the main house maple syrup and a variety of seasonal jams and jellies for sampling and sale.  Varieties include: strawberry, mulberry, sour cherry, blueberry, mixed berry as well as basil, mint, and other fruit jellies. Syrup, jams and jellies are prepared by Farmstead Volunteers. In addition, for sale there will be maple cream and maple syrup candies supplied by the Indiana Maple Syrup Association.  The grounds will be open and visitors can enjoy the various plants, trees and garden.  The Bloomington Old-Time Music and Dance Group will be hosting music in the parlor. Volunteers will give indoor tours of the Hinkle-Garton Farmhouse.

The Farmstead, located at 2920 E. 10th Street in Bloomington, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is owned and maintained by Bloomington Restorations, Inc., an organization committed to the preservation of historic properties in Monroe County.  It is free and open to the public on the last Saturday of most months.  For more information, call BRI at 812-336-0909 or visit the site on Facebook at Hinkle-Garton Farmstead