The admission price for visiting the farm and special events is $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for senior citizens and $3.00 for students. Children under school age are free. The farm can be rented for parties, reunions, weddings and other special events. The Farm is located one mile south of I-80 on Highway 81 at York. Call for details at 402-710-0682.
The Wessels Living History Farm at York, NE, will be one of the prime viewing locations for the total eclipse of the sun this year, and there will be a special viewing party at the Wessels Farm for this event. The partial eclipse will begin at 11:35:39 a.m. CDT, so get to the Farm early. Then the TOTAL ECLIPSE will happen just after 1:00 p.m. local time and the sun will be obscured for 2 minutes and 19 seconds. The sun will return to full brightness at 2:25 p.m. Eclipses will happen only seven times in the 21st century, so make plans to attend now!
The other special events scheduled for 2017 include:
Underwriting for the Wessels Living History Farm has also been provided by these Silver Donors:
Recognized! Some of the Awards that the Farm and this Web Site has Received
The 1920s section of this site was developed by the Interactive Media Unit of Nebraska Educational Telecommunications.
The 1930s, 1940s, 1950s-60s and 70s to Today sections were developed by The Ganzel Group Communications of Lincoln, Nebraska.
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