Railroad
Town

Get ready to look at the year 1891!

Stuhr Museum’s Living History Community opens Saturday, May 1!

No visit to Stuhr Museum is complete without a visit to Railroad Town, our historic town where we interpret the 1890s.

With historic homes, trades and businesses, Railroad Town features costumed historic interpreters who provide hands-on experiences each time you visit. Railroad Town is all about experiencing the 1890s. Check out our list of daily activities below and have fun exploring!

*Please note – For the safety of our historic interpreters we ask all visitors wear masks inside our historic buildings.

Daily Activities:
  • Wednesday, June 2 – Darn! It’s “”Sewing, Mending and Knitting” day in Railroad Town. See what projects are happening around town.
  • Thursday, June 3 – Today the residents of Railroad Town are planning to shop for the weekend and gathering all they need for meals and more.
  • Friday, June 4 – Let’s get this place cleaned up! Today the residents of Railroad Town are dusting, beating the rugs and giving the place a good cleaning.
  • Saturday, June 5 – It’s foodways day! Check our historic homes to see what’s cooking (or what we’re planning to cook).
  • Sunday, June 6 – What did a restful Sunday look like in the 1890s? Find out as our interpreters engage in their favorite “Sunday Pastimes”.
  • Monday, June 7 – It’s wash day (which is busy enough) but it’s also National Ice Cream Day and the Silver Dollar is celebrating with sweet, cold treats for sale.
  • Tuesday, June 8 – Ironing was a chore back in the 1890s and looked very different than it does today. Our interpreters will show you how.
  • Wednesday, June 9 – Darn! It’s “”Sewing, Mending and Knitting” day in Railroad Town. See what projects are happening around town.
  • Thursday, June 10 – Today the residents of Railroad Town are planning to shop for the weekend and gathering all they need for meals and more.
  • Friday, June 11 – It’s national Corn on the Cob Day but also cleaning day. Let’s get this place cleaned up! Today the residents of Railroad Town are dusting, beating the rugs and giving the place a good cleaning.
  • Saturday, June 12 – It’s foodways day! Check out the historic homes to see what’s cooking (or what we’re planning to cook).
  • Sunday, June 13 – What did a restful Sunday look like in the 1890s? Find out as our interpreters engage in their favorite “Sunday Pastimes”.
  • Monday, June 14 – Flag day is also wash day in Railroad Town. Comes see how the clothes get clean and the dishes get done.
  • Tuesday, June 15 – Ironing was a chore back in the 1890s and looked very different than it does today. Our interpreters will show you how.
  • Wednesday, June 16 – Darn! It’s “”Sewing, Mending and Knitting” day in Railroad Town. See what projects are happening around town.
  • Thursday, June 17 – Today the residents of Railroad Town are planning to shop for the weekend and gathering all they need for meals and more.
  • Friday, June 18 – Let’s get this place cleaned up! Today the residents of Railroad Town are dusting, beating the rugs and giving the place a good cleaning.
  • Saturday, June 19 – What a day in Railroad Town! There’s a horse parade in Railroad Town, a hobo camp near the depot and baking is happening around town.
  • Sunday, June 20 – Happy Father’s Day! What did a restful Sunday look like in the 1890s? Find out as our interpreters engage in their favorite “Sunday Pastimes”.
  • Monday, June 21 – Let’s get this place cleaned up! Today the residents of Railroad Town are dusting, beating the rugs and giving the place a good cleaning.
  • Tuesday, June 22 – Ironing was a chore back in the 1890s and looked very different than it does today. Our interpreters will show you how.
  • Wednesday, June 23 – Darn! It’s “”Sewing, Mending and Knitting” day in Railroad Town. See what projects are happening around town.
  • Thursday, June 24 – Today the residents of Railroad Town are planning to shop for the weekend and gathering all they need for meals and more.
  • Friday, June 25 – Let’s get this place cleaned up! Today the residents of Railroad Town are dusting, beating the rugs and giving the place a good cleaning.
  • Saturday, June 26 – It’s foodways day! Check out the historic homes to see what’s cooking (or what we’re planning to cook).
  • Sunday, June 27 – What did a restful Sunday look like in the 1890s? Find out as our interpreters engage in their favorite “Sunday Pastimes”.
  • Monday, June 28 – It’s wash day (which is busy enough) but it’s also National Ice Cream Day and the Silver Dollar is celebrating with sweet, cold treats for sale.
  • Tuesday, June 29 – Ironing was a chore back in the 1890s and looked very different than it does today. Our interpreters will show you how.
  • Wednesday, June 30 – Darn! It’s “”Sewing, Mending and Knitting” day in Railroad Town. See what projects are happening around town.

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