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History, farming & nature this July at Garfield Farm Museum

The month of July will showcase Garfield Farm Museum’s three themes of American history, farming, and nature with special events scheduled over the four weeks.

Commemorative sculpture unveiling and dedication announced

Guy J. Bellaver’s sculpture of the bust of William Dennison Cary, the Founder of Cary, Illinois, will be unveiled and dedicated in Cary’s Jaycee Park on Sunday, May 20.

Swedish Days – still strong after 68 years!

A look back at Swedish Days past. by Laura Rush

Family letters bring Civil War history to life during program at The Holmstad

Holmstad resident David Ritchie has been reading family letters aloud each week to fellow residents as part of a program called, "Civil War Letters." The readings began last August.

Vietnam memorial “The Moving Wall” comes to Oswego

"The Moving Wall," a half size replica (approximately 250 feet long) of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be displayed at Prairie Park, Oswego, June 29 – July 3.

40 years of prairie preservation program at Garfield Farm Museum

On Sunday March 12 at 2 pm Garfield Farm Museum will offer the third of seven 40th anniversary celebration programs featuring the museum’s efforts to preserve and restore the native landscape since its founding in 1977.

Celebrate New Years at Abbey Farms

Ring in the New Years with appetizers, premium liquor (open bar), live music, dancing and more!

Volunteers needed at the Fabyan Japanese Garden

Volunteer as a garden greeter or tour guide.
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