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Draft Horse Teams Make Hay @ Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (Strong City, Kansas)

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm CDT

Draft Horse Teams Make Hay / Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM (weather permitting)
2480B KS Hwy 177, Strong City, Kansas  66869
Located 2 miles north of U.S. Hwy 50 and K-177 intersection, west of Strong City, Kansas.

Visitor Center / Park Rangers (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM)
620-273-8494 (select zero).
Administrative Headquarters / Park Superintendent
Website:  https://www.nps.gov/tapr/index.htm
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Step back over 100 years in time as living history interpreters and the Kansas Draft Horse and Mule Association members demonstrate the process of making hay using draft horses and 19th century machinery propelled by four teams of draft horses.  Weather permitting, draft horses will mow and rake the hay fields from 10 am to noon, with a short break then return to work from 1 pm – 3:30 pm.
Additionally, interpreters will also demonstrate 19th century techniques of ranch stove cooking from 10 a.m. until noon, while preparing a meal for the ranch hands. See a table spread with typical foods of the day providing plenty of fuel for the hired hands that toil in their hard labor.

Fee: FREE, no reservation or registration required.
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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve (Strong City, Kansas)
2480B KS Hwy 177
Strong City, KS 66869 United States
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