Support the Wessels Living History Farm
David Wessels began the work of the Farm through his generous bequest to the York Community Foundation. Over the last few years, his bequest has supported the development of this Web site and the construction of the physical farm south of York. Through January, 2005, people from all over the world have visited the Web site over 450,000 times. In addition, a series of public programs are now being planned for the fall and winter of 2005 at the physical site.
David Wessels' bequest was generous but not unlimited, and we now need your support to continue his work. The Wessels Living History Farm has the potential to be a major educational resource showing students and adult learners both locally and from around the world how innovations in agriculture have changed world history. Our goal is to help teachers achieve proficiency in social studies, reading, math, science, art, music and other disciplines by teaching the history of agriculture. The learner resources found on the Web site and planned for the physical site are all based on the standards that teachers are expected to reach today. Becoming a member of the Wessels Living History Farm organization supports these goals directly.
What do you get for your membership?
- Most importantly, the satisfaction of supporting the work of the Wessels Living History Farm.
- Discounts of 20% of the admission fee at any of the upcoming public events at the physical site.
- Our quarterly Members' Newsletter sent to the e-mail address you provide through Pay Pal.
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