Agriculture Heritage

Agriculture past and present!

Traveling to Henry County you will view the present agriculture practices in action! Spring or fall you will see farmers working fields, harvesting corn or soybeans and heck you might even pass a few tractors along the back roads! The fertile farm ground and the promise of a good life drew early pioneers to settle in Henry County. Dotting the scenery are small towns and villages telling the stories of the land.

Do you know where your food comes from? Do you know how agriculture heritage lives on? Visit our countryside and experience Henry County’s agricultural heritage! Take a drive to visit Ryan’s Round Barn, the AETA Working Farm Show and Vintage Farm Equipment Show every September, or visit The Big Red Shed in Galva.

Antique Engine Tractor Association Show Grounds
13451 IL Hwy 92
61254

Experience a fall harvest with mid-1900’s equipment demonstrating daily field farm activities on this 50-acre working show grounds. The three-day show offers agricultural history and how the agricultu...

Geneseo
Country Corner Farm Market and Pumpkin Patch
5333 US 150

Country Corner offers Farm Fresh Fun!   Summer Country Corner Farm Market Store opens July 1. The store will be stocked with a large variety of homegrown and local produce. Seasonal U-Pick fruits...

Alpha
Farm Market Store Hours Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weekdays 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fall Fun Park Weekdays Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ryan’s Round Barn
28616 Sauk Trail Rd.
61443

Ryan's Round Barn . . . See What's 'Round the Bend! This is a must-see site at the entrance to the Johnson-Sauk Trail Park, located on Route 78, near Kewanee. Ryan's Round Barn, one of the nation's la...

Kewanee
Tours are available May through October, the first and third Saturday of each month. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Group Tours of 10 or More by Appointment.
The Old Red Farm Shed
1107 SE 2nd Street
61434

Vintage farm equipment, autos and locally made museum featuring antique farm equipment, autos and implements made locally by past businesses and more, are featured in the Old Red Farm Shed. The commun...

Galva
Call for appointment
Vintage Farm Equipment Museum
Bridge Park

Learn about the agricultural heritage of the area by visiting the Vintage Farm Equipment Museum.  The museum houses the many items of vintage farm equipment belonging to the Vintage Farm Equipment Ass...

Atkinson
by appointment