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Hovander Homestead Park

. Description:  A farm with house, barn and outbuildings restored to original 1903-1911 appearance.   Milk house with butter and cheese making equipment.  The farm has animals and activities appropriate to the season such as sheep shearing and spinning.
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5299 Nielsen Road
Ferndale WA 98248

Parent Organization:
Whatcom County Parks and Recreation
Phone 360 384-3444
Whatcom County Parks
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Memorial Day - Labor Day
weekends only in May
12-4:30 12-4:30 12-4:30 12-4:30
Season  Park open year round, dawn to dusk
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec





As of MAR 2008  7-12 $0.50   $1    
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What kind of visit you can have: Tour the house, barn, and outbuildings.  The house has many pieces brought by the original owner's family, which occupied the house from construction in 1903 to 1969.  The barn and outbuildings hold a collection of antique farm equipment & vehicles.  Farm animals are on the grounds, and sheep shearing and wool spinning take place publicly in season.
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Period 1903-1969 Type of Site Farm
Buildings: house, barn, outbuildings
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Picnic  Yes
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Athletic Facilities river beach    
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Bellingham International Airport
Pickett House House Museum
Whatcom Children's Museum Museum
Whatcom Museum of History & Art Museum
Big Rock Garden Park Nature
American Museum of Radio Specialty Museum
Mindport Exhibits  Museum
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