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Penn Farm Agricultural History Center

. Description:  Reconstructed and historic buildings from the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s with chickens and other farm animals.  Located in the 1826 acre Cedar Hill State Park.
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1570 F.M. 1382
Cedar Hill , TX 75104 

Parent Organization:
Texas Parks & Wildlife
Phone 972 291-3900
Toll Free 800 792-1112
Texas Parks & Historic Sites
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Park, Year round, daily 8am - 10pm 8am - 10pm 8am - 10pm 8am - 10pm 8am - 10pm 8am - 10pm 8am - 10pm
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
As of MAR 2008





Park Entrance under 13 free   13+ $5 65+ $3 (Texas resident) $0.50 adult
Interpretive tour
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  $1 $2    
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What kind of visit you can have:  Self guided tour of farm and other buildings of 1850-1900 era.  Volunteers operate the farm, which has a variety of animals and demonstration gardens. Located in a state park with lots of other activities available
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Period 1850-1900 Type of Site Farm
Buildings: Farm
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Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  Yes 200 tables  grills
 grocery store at marina  year round
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Camping/RV regular with water, electricity, fire rings, tables & primitive 355 sites, 30 primitive sites 512 389-8900


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Trails/Hiking 4.5 miles hiking    
Athletic Facilities swimming beach, 4 playgrounds no lifeguards at beach  
Other 10.3 miles mountain bike trails; 2 boat ramps; fishing; marina   marina  972 299-9010
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Ellis County Museum Museum Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site,


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