Famous as a stagecoach stop, the Mahaffie farming operation was even more important to the family. Discover farm life in the 1860s.
Recommended Age/Grade Level
Recommended for Grades 3-8
This program is designed to meet curriculum standards for both Kansas and Missouri schools including economics, social studies and history standards.
This program is typically split into four different educational activities with students rotating between the stations. Activities can include but are not limited to:
- Help with farm chores-"I liked stripping the sorghum after we picked it."-3rd Grade Student
- Visit the animals
- Visit the Blacksmith
- Stagecoach ride
"They loved every hands-on, interpretive activity," 4th grade teacher