Cassville, WI – Stonefield, one of the Wisconsin Historical Society’s historic sites and museums, opens for the season on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The historic site will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the season ending on Sunday, October 2, 2022. General admission includes access to the 26-acre site featuring the Wisconsin State Agricultural Museum, 1901 Progressive Farmstead, 1900 Farming Village and the Dewey Home Site. Tickets are available for sale online.

“Visitors to Stonefield historic site get a taste of what life was like in an early 1900s farming village,” said Susan Caya-Slusser, southwest sites regional director. “We are thrilled to welcome visitors back for another exciting season with historic demonstrations and special experiences for the whole family to enjoy.”

On select Saturdays throughout the season, visitors will have an opportunity to see demonstrations by historic tradespeople in the Stonefield Village. The historic site will also host the Stonefield Antique Tractor Show & Pull on Saturday, June 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Friends of Stonefield and Nelson Dewey State Park will be serving food during the event and Wisconsin Historical Society Press author Susan Apps-Bodilly will be on site for the launch of her new children’s book, Seeds in Soil: Planting a Garden and Finding Your Roots. The author will give a talk and do book signings at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and the event also features a special gardening activity for children at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

About Stonefield
Stonefield includes a recreated farming village from the early 1900s and the State Agricultural Museum, which traces the history of Wisconsin agriculture from its origins to the 20th century. Stonefield retains the name first given to the estate by Wisconsin’s first governor, Nelson Dewey, and includes the 1895 home reconstructed on the original Dewey home site. Visit for more information.

About the Wisconsin Historical Society
The Wisconsin Historical Society, founded in 1846, ranks as one of the largest, most active and most diversified state historical societies in the nation. As both a state agency and a private membership organization, its mission is to help people connect to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing stories. The Wisconsin Historical Society serves millions of people every year through a wide range of sites, programs and services. For more information, visit

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