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Small recreated village that represents rural Nebraska in early 1900's. Free of charge. Can spend... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2019
bc_pa
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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
Interesting and extensive collection

We enjoyed walking around looking in all the buildings and exploring. It felt a little odd with no... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2019
janendtx
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Carthage, Texas
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Reviewed 22 September 2019

Small recreated village that represents rural Nebraska in early 1900's. Free of charge. Can spend an hour or so here. Has such great potential, but funds and volunteers are lacking. Should be taken over by the town or other organization to help with the up-keep. Had great time discussing the village and the Nebraska life with volunteers raising a new Barn exhibit. Great place to stretch your legs before a long Eastward trip on the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 8 August 2019

This is a very real view of the old western towns. Original antiques and restored buildings brought in from the surrounding homesteaders that have donated these buildings from their properties. All the furnishings are real antiques collected from donations of original settlers families and area finds. There is no charge,but you may donate to help with upkeep. They have re-enactments of gunfights or shooting demos with real period guns and some toys that the kids can have fun with . Old carriages and wagons , a church, jail saloon school, post office and brothel. On special occasions such as the solstices and heritage days , special events are presented such as knife making black smithing, cooking and other fun things. an old fashioned candy shop; fully stocked. and saloon with drinks are served for purchase during these events. quilting demos with old treddal sewing machines. This place is great. Come and see it.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sara M
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Reviewed 6 August 2019 via mobile

Posted hour were incorrect, price was too high will not go back.people were round and unhelpful.attractions were in disrepair

Date of experience: August 2019
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Lori W, Owner at Dobby's Frontier Town, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

Think they posted on wrong page.. we are open from daylight til dark and have no fees. We are run on donations and volunteers... we have 33,000 hours of clean-up and repair since 2009... please come and see us!

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Reviewed 31 July 2019

We enjoyed walking around looking in all the buildings and exploring. It felt a little odd with no one else around and there are no signs or anything to guide where you should and shouldn't go. There is a LOT of stuff here! The church, mortuary and saloon were our favorites. Free, with a donation box in the church. We found it very interesting and a nice break from the road.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank janendtx
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Reviewed 21 June 2019

This is a pretty cool place we discovered. It has old buildings, recreations, history and cool things to look at. You wander around at your own pace looking around at the different objects and reading the different signs with information. I wish it was a little more organized on where to go and what to do, like signs maybe. There were no other people or workers around even though it was open. We just explored the buildings that were unlocked. Just make sure you watch your kids. There are lots of things they could touch and break.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank wookieswife2005
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