Friends of the Homestead, Volume 4 Issue 1 March 2014

Audio TourAs we move into the spring season, staff is busy planning and coordinating upcoming events, as well as preparing for the rush of school groups that comes with the warming weather and end of school.  Beyond that, we are also engaged in improving services to our visitors.  Among these are a cell phone audio tour that we hope to launch in April, and major improvements to our winter sleigh exhibit.&nbsp

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Friends of the Homestead, Volume 4 Issue 3 September 2014

Frontier LogoSummer was a whirlwind of activity at the park.  Visitation was up about 10%, with a lot of visiting foreign students and home school groups.  Staff was working on a number of projects designed to improve public services.  One of those was the opening of the Southern Pacific caboose.  After some cleaning, a few repairs, window replacement, new chair co

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Friends of the Frontier Homestead Volume 2.1

With summer upon us, the staff and volunteers at Frontier Homestead are ready for another full year of activities and programs.  Work continues on the Homestead development.  Last year the park celebreated its 40th anniversary, and dedicated the Legacy Exhibit featuring icons of Iron County. Also in development is a pioneer games area, enhancement of the mining area, construction of a working summer kitchen, and the creation of a mock archaeological excavation where students and families will be able to make their own discoveries.