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Homestead Heritage

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Address: Halbert Lane, IH-35, Elm Mott, TX 76705
Phone Number: +1 254-829-0417
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This has become a favorite of ours when visiting the Waco area at Thanksgiving. The people are friendly, the atmosphere is wholesome, the food is delicious, and the activities are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Ed D
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This has become a favorite of ours when visiting the Waco area at Thanksgiving. The people are friendly, the atmosphere is wholesome, the food is delicious, and the activities are fun and educational.

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Conroe, TX
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The people love what they do and enjoy sharing it with you. They do rely for income on selling their products, but they are more concerned with your enjoying the day. It was refreshing , after all the animosity seen on the tv news during 2016, to be reminded there are still gentle, kind, happy people. Every shop is an... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the fair, the food and a tremendous experience. The people were very friendly and helpful. The concert was amazing. So, in spite of the rainy weather it was well worth our trip to Homestead Heritage Fair.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanksgiving Fair: great event for the whole family on the Friday & Saturday after Thanksgiving. They have all kinds of demonstrations: old world type wood working, draft horse plowing, pine needle basket making, cotton preparation and spinning, pottery, broom making, sheepdog herding, etc. These demonstrations are similar to what you would see at Williamsburg, Virginia. The Homestead Thanksgiving fair also... More 

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1 Thank Lisa B
North Central Texas
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second year to go to the fair. We have loved our experiences going there! The community members are so very friendly and welcoming. I even got a few hugs while there :-). Their handmade crafts are beautiful, and their food is absolutely delicious! The cinnamon rolls are the best I have ever had. Brick oven pizza very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch after going to Mammoth National Monument. There was a twenty minute wait, BUT, they will text when table is ready and there is more than enough shopping and things to look at to pass the time. Excellent lunch; very fresh and tasty, good service. Then count on spending more time going to watch the work... More 

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Richland, MI
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Homestead Heritage as part of a visit to Waco. It was a beautiful setting with many interesting buildings on a self-sustaining farm. Lunch at their cafe was very good. I was intrigued by the clothing worn by the employees and started doing some research concerning their "ministry" as we were driving back to Waco. What I learned about... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Excellent healthy food. Take a trip in time. Walked around the ground and saw water mill, iron works and such. Awesome property

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place has a lot of walking involved! You can drive up to each building. There is a lot to see of how life was before our time. It was fascinating. Learned a lot by watching and talking to the people showing us how it's done. Food was good at their cafe also, especially dessert. Prices are a bit steep... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This place was so interesting. You need to allow a couple of hours to see all of the buildings. This is a great place for kids and adults to learn about how different things are made. There is a wonderful cafe on the grounds, but you'll need to get there early if you don't want to wait in line to... More 

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