Farmhouse Announcements

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Historical Museum Closed until December 9.

Out of caution for our guests and volunteers, The Garden City Historical Museum will be closed until December 9th.

We will re-evaluate at that time.

Parking lot Update!


The much needed repairs to our parking lot have been completed!

Take a look at the video below, or better yet, stop by in person to see how great it looks!

Check out our fundraising thermometer below and check our our list of generous donors.

We are getting there! Thank you all!!

 

Parking Lot Progress

As you may have heard, the bill to have our parking lot repaired and resurfaced is $39,500. Through careful spending and hard work, the Board of Directors had managed to save $22,500 towards this much needed repair. We were on pace for a record setting year, then…
…enter COVID-19.

We went from a record setting year, to over $15,000 in lost revenue.

Thanks to our perseverance, hard work to schedule alternate safe events, and having been awarded a ‘Back to Work’ grant from Wayne County for which we applied. we are holding our own.

That still left $17,000 to come up with by March 2021 to pay off the parking lot bill.

Since our appeal letter went out, we have had $10,290 donated ($22,500 from our parking lot fund + $10,290 from our supporters= $32,790 total to date). We cannot thank our generous supporters enough!

Check back here often as we work towards our goal.

Thank you to everyone who has donated

(in no particular order)

Barbara Levantrosser
Debra Eleson
Mark Gutman
Lauren O’Meara
Roxanne Mueller
George Green
Diane Kurgan
Karen Franklin
Kathy & Rick Wisniewski
Rose Freeman
Barbara Keough
Jacquline Perrydore
Barson’s Greenhouse

Pat Collins
Dorothy Sweda
Alice Geletzke
Jack Kerstetter
Nancy Quinn
Norman & Denise Weakland
Deanna Kietur
Sandy Birrell
Ingred Anderson
Vivian Chamberline
Carol & Marshall Hill
Natalie Thurmond
Donna and Steve Peper

Patience & Ralph Hotton
John Dunnigan
Arlo & Judith Straight
Juanita Suchy
Charles Skinner
Beverly England
Penny Klei
Susan Straight Powell
Dennis & Irene Pottock
Theresa Leszczynski
Sharon & Michael Lawrence
Merry White
Chelsea Rushlow

Our parking lot has been resurfaced and
re-striped. We were even able to add a few more parking spots. Next we’ll add a little landscaping around the edges. Check out the short video to the left to see the progress!

We preserve Garden City’s History

The Garden City Historical Museum

The history of Garden City carefully preserved and beautifully displayed.

The Grande Parlour

The perfect venue for parties, showers, or meetings of any kind.

ArTING at the farmhouse

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Take a look at some of our past events

We have a great photo gallery with numerous photos of past event. Click below to check it out.

Over the years, We have had a variety of exhibits. Click below to view some of the photos.

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