Cobblestone FarmCurrently Open
- Address: 2781 Packard Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, 48108, United States
- Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Time Required: 00:45 Mins
- Tags: Family And Kids, Farm, Social, Arts, Museums
The Cobblestone Farm offers a peek into the 19th century of the Ticknor family and share their stories, lives and even their lifestyle with visitors. The farm includes the Dr. Benajah Ticknor House which is a historical monument and is registered as a National Register of Historic Places and a Michigan State Historic Site.
The farm, named after the cobblestone used to build the house, dates back to 1824 and was an operating farm right till the 20thcentury. In 1835, Ezra Maynard sold the property to Heman Ticknor who bought it on behalf of Dr. Benajah Ticknor who was a navy surgeon. Ticknoor died in 1858, leaving behind his wife and adopted children and his medical library was donated to the University of Michigan. Take a glimpse into the world of the family and you are transported back in time. The Classical Revival style of architecture with side-gabled roof arranged in herringbone patterns, the Doric elements, the fireplace that would be used to bake and heat water, and the surrounding farmlands, tool shed and smokehouse still remain untouched and make a visit here, literally, a walk in history. Do keep an eye out for special programs arranged at the farm.
Cobblestone Farm Travel Tips
- Please call up the place before your visit.
Entrance Ticket Details For Cobblestone Farm
- Call up the place for tour prices.
Cobblestone Farm Hours
- Drop-in Tours are held mostly on Tuesday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
- Tours are available by appointment during the weekdays, Monday through Friday- 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
How to Reach Cobblestone Farm
- By Bus: Buhr Park + Cobblestone Farm
- By Taxi
- By Walking
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