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Address: Halbert Lane, IH-35, Elm Mott, TX 76640
Phone Number: (254) 829-0417
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Step back in time.

Great place to take the kids to learn how life was a couple of hundred years ago! Interesting to stop to consider the lifestyle of this community, the work they do, the attention... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Palestine, Texas
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Palestine, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great place to take the kids to learn how life was a couple of hundred years ago! Interesting to stop to consider the lifestyle of this community, the work they do, the attention to detail and their commitment to each other. It was so refreshing to have people so genuinely interested in sharing their fine woodworking skills, pottery, products from... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This location could take a few hours or longer. Great for family! You can purchase homemade, beautifully handcrafted wood, pottery, soaps, teas, quilts, smocked dresses, brooms, books, woven items. There is an operating gristmill, blacksmith shop, fiber crafts, pottery house and woodworking shops. Watch live demos! Request a guided tour---it's FREE! See the live, organic gardens and aqua-ponics garden. Entrance... More 

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Burleson, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had breakfast in the cafe and the food, service and atmosphere was great. Be sure to go into the shops in the community while you are there. This is a really special place to visit in a picturesque area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We absolutely loved seeing all of the buildings, visiting with all of the people, learning about their amazing skills from barn building, to quilting, wood working, cheese making, carpentry, pottery, spinning, and yummy cooking!!! The cafe was a great way to end our visit. We even enjoyed a very lengthy and nice discussion with one of the local guys. I... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This small village is interesting and informative. I visited for a few hours and thought I could have spent longer. The small shops were full of hand made items - somewhat pricey, but high quality. The café uses locally produced food that is delicious. My favorite part was the woodworking shop. They teach classes on how to build your own... More 

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Amarillo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Our daughter and son-in-law recently hosted about 20 of us to a late breakfast here this past Saturday morning. Never been there before. Amazing. I cannot tell you how pleasant our visit was. Food was as good as it gets. However, I was taken back by the incredible surprise we all received with this experience. We discovered that HH is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was the second time to visit. There have been some additions to the homestead since my last visit about 10 years ago. I find this place to be interesting. The people are friendly and always willing to answer questions about what they are working on or general questions about the operations at the homestead. We also stopped at the... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We enjoyed the day we spent here walking thru the shops and looking around. The place is very clean and neat. We enjoyed the ride on the wagon drawn by horses. The food in the Cafe was delicious. I enjoyed shopping and had several items shipped home to me. I am anxious to see about having a custom made quilt... More 

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DALLAS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We visited during thanksgiving weekend festival. It was well and beautifully organized . All based on the community lifestyle and values . They make everything on their own and you get to see them do it starting with making flour, through interactions and explanations on horses , sheep, chickens and all the farm animals ending with lots of creative station... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This venue was a short 10 minute drive from downtown Waco, TX. We watch the free 14-minute film on this 550 acre religious community, walked through some of the shops and watched some of the craft demonstrations. Food items were reasonably priced buy many of the craft items were pricey, though of high quality. We initially thought about bringing our... More 

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