EVENT UPDATES AND MUSEUM HOURS
Out of concern for the safety, health, and well-being of everyone, the William Harris Homestead Museum & Education Center has made the difficult decision to cancel or postpone upcoming spring events and adjust our museum hours. Please see below for details.
- Blacksmith Day, scheduled for March 21, has been postponed. We will keep you posted when a new date has been set.
- Public tours and museum hours on the first and third Saturdays at the William Harris Homestead have been cancelled until further notice.
- Our field trip program, “A Day in the 19th Century,” has been postponed through March 31. We have been in direct contact with the schools scheduled through March 31, and we will revaluate the situation at this date.
The William Harris Homestead Museum & Education Center staff will still be able to respond to calls and emails in a timely manner.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support during these unprecedented times. The William Harris Homestead is a non-profit organization focused on serving as a cultural and educational center for the advancement of heritage, environmental, and agricultural scholarship. The support of our visitors, schools, Friends of the Homestead, and community is highly valued and is of the utmost importance. Revenue from our field trip program and special events play a large part in daily operations, and we hope for your continued support for the William Harris Homestead Museum & Education Center during this time. Please visit our “Contribute Here” page on our website, www.harrishomestead.com, to learn more.
We thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing you again soon!
Check or cash accepted via mail or in person prior to event, Contact Dixie@harrishomestead.com for more information
The William Harris Homestead is closed to the public from January to March. Our final event for the year is Christmas Food for Thought on December 7th. Our final day for 2019 is Saturday, 12/21.
We will reopen for public tours on Saturday March 7th, 2020.
For more information please contact Dixie@harrishomestead.com
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November 9th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for a fun-filled day of hands on learning. Meet our Colonial Life Team and learn about the skills needed to survive in the early days of Walton County.
The first 50 children through the gate will receive a FREE flintnapped replica of a projectile point!
General Admission $6
Seniors (60+) $5
Children five and under FREE
Lunch available from Heaven’s Bounty BBQ
We can’t wait to see you at our first event this fall; Archaeology Day!
Join us on October 12th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm for a fun-filled day of archaeology, music, children’s games, and Abby the ArchaeoBus. Lunch will be available, too!