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Kent is a lovely town and this event was fantastic. The grounds are beautiful and feature such a large collection of antique tractors, cars, and bikes. There's an awesome museum of gems and mining history as well.
The people that maintain the museum should be applauded. What a wonderful look back at the machinery that built America. On swap meet weekend when all the machinery is running there is much to see and learn. Plus the property itself is very nice.
This is a true work or love, labor, and amazing dedication. The new exhibit of the Gems and history of mining in the area is FANTASTIC, had a great time visiting with all the volunteer docents these guys and gals really know their stuff. Working...More
Many buildings display an overwhelming amount of items ranging from steam engines, combustion engines, agriculture equipment, an old school house, mining museum, blacksmith shop, and steam trains. Volunteers were very friendly and informative.
This is a delightful place for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon visit. Steam engines of all sizes and the Mining Museum shows all of the minerals and rocks mined in CT - way beyond what I would have thought.
This weekend there was an antique machinery show. For those who enjoy the putt-putt, hiss, grinding and chugging of old engines, this is the place to go. See how things ran in days long ago. There is a large collection of old equipment- steam shovels,...More
We went along on this excursion mostly to humor our daughter, who is very much interested in locomotives, steam engines ( the kind that used to power New England's factories) and equipment of all kinds. We ended up loving it! Our amazing volunteer guide explained...More
The antique machinery - went there to see the vintage steam engines and cars - very interesting to see a period of history not focused on main line railroads. This is a good place to take young children to show them how transportation of good...More