Friends of Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum

Friends of Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum Friends of Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum is a group of individuals interested in the preservation of the Atkins Johnson Farm and Big Shoal Cemetery.

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Remember a couple weeks ago when we shared the video of the Elephants with pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm? The Kansas ...
11/19/2021

Remember a couple weeks ago when we shared the video of the Elephants with pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm? The Kansas City Zoo sent these too. Enjoy!

Holiday Toys is the current Exhibit at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. Open Wed through Sat from 11-4 through Decemb...
11/08/2021

Holiday Toys is the current Exhibit at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. Open Wed through Sat from 11-4 through December 11th. Admission is FREE

Come see our new exhibit starting on Wednesday.  Holiday Toys will be at the museum through Dec. 11. The exhibit hours a...
11/02/2021

Come see our new exhibit starting on Wednesday. Holiday Toys will be at the museum through Dec. 11. The exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
While you are at the museum don't forget to buy some honey before it is gone. Great for holiday recipes.

Come see our new exhibit starting on Wednesday. Holiday Toys will be at the museum through Dec. 11. The exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
While you are at the museum don't forget to buy some honey before it is gone. Great for holiday recipes.

PLS Share - TODAY is the LAST DAY to get pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch. ALL M, L, and XL pumpkins now...
10/23/2021

PLS Share - TODAY is the LAST DAY to get pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch. ALL M, L, and XL pumpkins now $6 each, pie pumpkins 3 for $8, and decorative $2 each!

While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house. Admission is FREE.

PLS Share - Tomorrow is the LAST DAY to get pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch. ALL M, L, and XL pumpkins ...
10/22/2021

PLS Share - Tomorrow is the LAST DAY to get pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch. ALL M, L, and XL pumpkins now $6 each, pie pumpkins 3 for $8, and decorative $2 each!

While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house. Admission is FREE.

PLS Share - This is the LAST WEEKEND to get pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch. ALL M, L, and XL pumpkins ...
10/20/2021

PLS Share - This is the LAST WEEKEND to get pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch. ALL M, L, and XL pumpkins now $6 each, pie pumpkins 3 for $8, and decorative $2 each!

While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house. Admission is FREE.

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on d...
10/20/2021

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on display at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum View it until October 23rd.
The Museum is Open Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on display at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum View it until October 23rd.
The Museum is Open Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm

Jeana Tetzlaff, Friends Member and Board Treasurer posted this yesterday:“The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm donated...
10/18/2021

Jeana Tetzlaff, Friends Member and Board Treasurer posted this yesterday:
“The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm donated pumpkins to the elephants at the KC Zoo. In appreciation, my friend Scott McCall, who is the zookeeper for the elephants gave me a painting with elephant kiss prints. They love pumpkins!”
If YOU’RE still looking for them, the Pumpkin Patch at The Big Shoal Farm will be open on Saturday Oct 23rd from 10am and 4pm. See you there!

This just in - ALL M, L, and XL pumpkins now $6 each, pie pumpkins 3 for $8, and decorative $2 each!Please share with ev...
10/16/2021

This just in - ALL M, L, and XL pumpkins now $6 each, pie pumpkins 3 for $8, and decorative $2 each!
Please share with everyone that pumpkins are available from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd!
While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house. Admission is FREE.

Please share with everyone that pumpkins are available from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October...
10/16/2021

Please share with everyone that pumpkins are available from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd!
While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Please share with everyone that pumpkins are available from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd!
While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to...
10/15/2021

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to...
10/12/2021

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to...
10/09/2021

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to...
10/07/2021

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on d...
10/06/2021

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on display at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. View it until October 23rd.
The Museum is Open Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on display at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. View it until October 23rd.
The Museum is Open Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm

The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm have a booth at Gladfest  this weekend - Stop by and say hey!
10/02/2021

The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm have a booth at Gladfest this weekend - Stop by and say hey!

The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm have a booth at Gladfest this weekend - Stop by and say hey!

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to...
10/02/2021

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

Get your pumpkins from the Big Shoal Farm's Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd. While you're there, be sure to walk the path leading to The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and take a tour of the historic house.

The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm will have a booth at Gladfest this weekend - Stop by and say hey!
09/30/2021

The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm will have a booth at Gladfest this weekend - Stop by and say hey!

The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm will have a booth at Gladfest this weekend - Stop by and say hey!

Be sure to take a tour of the The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum while you're visiting the Big Shoal Farm Pumpkin Patch ...
09/29/2021

Be sure to take a tour of the The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum while you're visiting the Big Shoal Farm Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd

Be sure to take a tour of the The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum while you're visiting the Big Shoal Farm Pumpkin Patch Saturdays through October 23rd

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on d...
09/22/2021

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on display at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. View it until October 23rd.
The Museum is Open Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on display at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. View it until October 23rd.
The Museum is Open Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm

The Fair Committee would like to extend a huge THANKS to our community for coming out on a beautiful day to enjoy The Bi...
09/19/2021

The Fair Committee would like to extend a huge THANKS to our community for coming out on a beautiful day to enjoy The Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. Thank you to the bands - The Highway and Midnight Rodeo, Woodchux Axe Throwing, all the wonderful vendors, and ALL the volunteers who helped make it a success. See you next year!

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The Big Shoal Country Fair is TOMORROW from 10am to 4pm at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and the Fair Committee has...
09/17/2021

The Big Shoal Country Fair is TOMORROW from 10am to 4pm at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and the Fair Committee has been hard at work getting the Fairgrounds ready for YOU!

The Big Shoal Country Fair is TOMORROW from 10am to 4pm at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum and the Fair Committee has been hard at work getting the Fairgrounds ready for YOU!

See these bands TOMORROW at the Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!The Highway from 10:00-12:0...
09/17/2021

See these bands TOMORROW at the Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!

The Highway from 10:00-12:00 Midnight Rodeo from 12:30-2:30

See these bands TOMORROW at the Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!

The Highway from 10:00-12:00 Midnight Rodeo from 12:30-2:30

THIS SATURDAY The Big Shoal Farm Pumpkin Patch will be open during the Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm...
09/16/2021

THIS SATURDAY The Big Shoal Farm Pumpkin Patch will be open during the Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!

Honey from the Atkins-Johnson Farm will be for sale in the Museum Store

And ALL these vendors!
Missouri Conservation Department

Clay County Archives

Northland Genealogy

Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center

Wood Carving Demonstrations

Bows the Clown
balloon animals, glitter tattoos

DeForest Soap
Kansas City family-owned and operated natural soap producer

Homemade Happiness
candles and wood decor

Knotmaste
macrame

Purses by Myjoys
handmade handbags

Brenda Hartmand & Andria Salmons
spinning wool sales and demonstrations

Forage Fiber Co.
hand dyed yarns and knitted items

Hot Glass by Vicki
blown glass items

Tam's Towels

S + L Creations
handmade resin jewelry, key chains, etc.

Master Shin's Tae Kwon Do Academy

Aevi & Axyl Apothecary (previously Echo Artworks)
handmade jewelry, soaps & bath products, men's beard products

WoodChux Axe Throwing
MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES TO PARTICIPATE

THIS SATURDAY The Big Shoal Farm Pumpkin Patch will be open during the Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!

Honey from the Atkins-Johnson Farm will be for sale in the Museum Store

And ALL these vendors!
Missouri Conservation Department

Clay County Archives

Northland Genealogy

Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center

Wood Carving Demonstrations

Bows the Clown
balloon animals, glitter tattoos

DeForest Soap
Kansas City family-owned and operated natural soap producer

Homemade Happiness
candles and wood decor

Knotmaste
macrame

Purses by Myjoys
handmade handbags

Brenda Hartmand & Andria Salmons
spinning wool sales and demonstrations

Forage Fiber Co.
hand dyed yarns and knitted items

Hot Glass by Vicki
blown glass items

Tam's Towels

S + L Creations
handmade resin jewelry, key chains, etc.

Master Shin's Tae Kwon Do Academy

Aevi & Axyl Apothecary (previously Echo Artworks)
handmade jewelry, soaps & bath products, men's beard products

WoodChux Axe Throwing
MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES TO PARTICIPATE

THIS WEEKEND! In addition to vendors and live entertainment, purchase a $10 wristband on the way in for unlimited play i...
09/14/2021

THIS WEEKEND! In addition to vendors and live entertainment, purchase a $10 wristband on the way in for unlimited play in the Kids Zone and many other fun activities around the Fairgrounds. The wristband is also good for trying your skill with WoodChux Axe Throwing, but you MUST wear closed toe shoes to participate. See you at the Fair!

THIS WEEKEND! In addition to vendors and live entertainment, purchase a $10 wristband on the way in for unlimited play in the Kids Zone and many other fun activities around the Fairgrounds. The wristband is also good for trying your skill with WoodChux Axe Throwing, but you MUST wear closed toe shoes to participate. See you at the Fair!

Who’s looking for something to do OUTSIDE on a beautiful fall evening? This. Do this 😉
09/11/2021

Who’s looking for something to do OUTSIDE on a beautiful fall evening? This. Do this 😉

Who is joining us tomorrow September 11th for Pickin' on the Front Porch? Music begins at 7:00PM. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the Gully Washers until 9:00PM.

On Saturday, September 18th get out to The Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!Honey from the A...
09/09/2021

On Saturday, September 18th get out to The Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!

Honey from the Atkins-Johnson Farm will be for sale in the Museum Store
The Big Shoal Farm Pumpkin Patch sales stand will be open during the Fair

And ALL these vendors!
Missouri Conservation Department

Clay County Archives

Northland Genealogy

Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center

DeForest Soap
Kansas City family-owned and operated natural soap producer

Homemade Happiness
candles and wood decor

Knotmaste
macrame

Purses by Myjoys
handmade handbags

Brenda Hartmand & Andria Salmons
spinning wool sales and demonstrations

Forage Fiber Co.
hand dyed yarns and knitted items

Hot Glass by Vicki
blown glass items

Tam's Towels

S + L Creations
handmade resin jewelry, key chains, etc.

Master Shin's Tae Kwon Do Academy

Aevi & Axyl Apothecary (previously Echo Artworks)
handmade jewelry, soaps & bath products, men's beard products

WoodChux Axe Throwing
MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES TO PARTICIPATE

On Saturday, September 18th get out to The Big Shoal Country Fair at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!

Honey from the Atkins-Johnson Farm will be for sale in the Museum Store
The Big Shoal Farm Pumpkin Patch sales stand will be open during the Fair

And ALL these vendors!
Missouri Conservation Department

Clay County Archives

Northland Genealogy

Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center

DeForest Soap
Kansas City family-owned and operated natural soap producer

Homemade Happiness
candles and wood decor

Knotmaste
macrame

Purses by Myjoys
handmade handbags

Brenda Hartmand & Andria Salmons
spinning wool sales and demonstrations

Forage Fiber Co.
hand dyed yarns and knitted items

Hot Glass by Vicki
blown glass items

Tam's Towels

S + L Creations
handmade resin jewelry, key chains, etc.

Master Shin's Tae Kwon Do Academy

Aevi & Axyl Apothecary (previously Echo Artworks)
handmade jewelry, soaps & bath products, men's beard products

WoodChux Axe Throwing
MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES TO PARTICIPATE

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on d...
09/08/2021

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on display at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. View it until October 23rd.
The Museum is Open Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm

The Exhibit, A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is now on display at The Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum. View it until October 23rd.
The Museum is Open Wednesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm

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4109 NE Pleasant Valley Rd
Gladstone, MO
64119

Opening Hours

Wednesday 11am - 4pm
Thursday 11am - 4pm
Friday 11am - 4pm
Saturday 11am - 4pm

Telephone

(816) 453-3276

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Great photos from Saturday's event!
Return of a fantastic family event.
Museum Manager Erica White poses with photographer Matt Hankel at a reception for him at the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum on April 11. Hankel's exhibit, "Still Beauty: Scenes from an American Farm," is at the museum until June 23. The museum is open Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; admission is free.