Activities & Resources
Living History Farms050in Urbandale, IA 50322
about Living History Farms:
Businesses in town include Matthias's Blacksmith Shop, Beem's Broommaker, and Schuetzen's Cabinetmaker ("Schuetzen" also serves as the village undertaker). Greteman Brothers General Store is stocked with many reproductions of 1875 items and has a large inventory of small items for sale. The town also includes the Walnut Hill School, Dr. Armstrong's Office, Taylor's Law Office, Heck Vet Clinic, Walnut Hill Bank, The Advocate Newspaper, Mrs. Elliott's Millinery, Schafer Drug Store, The Church of the Land, New Hope Cemetery, Tangen Implement Warehouse, and the Tangen Family Home.
The Italianate Victorian Flynn House and adjoining Flynn Barn were built in 1870 and often serve as the hub for seasonal celebrations.
Living History Farms also offers week-long day camp sessions throughout the summer for kids entering grades 1-9.