Bartow History Museum Agricultural Bus Tour
Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Get your tickets today for the Bartow History Museum’s agricultural bus tour on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Grow your understanding and appreciation for Bartow County’s agricultural connections from long ago to the present. Travel across the county to visit a variety of farms and agricultural sites and hear from the experts, who will discuss the history and operations of that particular location.
Stops on the tour include Possumtrot Farms, a cattle farm in Rydal; the site of the Georgia Institute of Genetics on the campus of Georgia Highlands College; the Olin Tatum Agricultural Building in Cartersville; Super Sod farm; the Tri-County Gin in Taylorsville; and Summerland Farm, ancestral property of the W. H. Stiles family and home of chefs Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison. Throughout the day, we will also pass by other agricultural enterprises to hear about poultry, plant nursery, and former dairy businesses in Bartow.
The bus will depart from the Bartow History Museum at 9 a.m. and return around 3:30 p.m., at which point participants will have the opportunity to view the museum’s current temporary exhibit, “The Call of the Land: Cultivating Bartow’s Agricultural Legacy.”
Tickets are $40 for museum members and $45 for non-members. Tickets are limited and are on sale now. Ticket price includes charter bus transportation, tour guides, box lunch, and a special dessert treat provided by Chef Anne Quatrano. For more information on this and other museum programs, call 770-387-2774 or visit our website at www.BartowHistoryMuseum.org
Sponsored by the Carterville-Bartow County Convention and Visitors Bureau, AgGeorgia, and the Georgia Farm Bureau.