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Homestead Heritage

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Address: Halbert Lane, IH-35, Elm Mott, TX 76705
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+1 254-829-0417

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This marvelous restaurant rests on beautiful acreage with many shops as well as exhibits of local history. We had to wait to be seated so we took the time to visit a shop and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Don312
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Temple, Texas
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Temple, Texas
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This marvelous restaurant rests on beautiful acreage with many shops as well as exhibits of local history. We had to wait to be seated so we took the time to visit a shop and enjoy the wonderful scenery. We went back to the restaurant to find our table ready. The food was great. We both were delighted with our meals.... More 

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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 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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Thank Ed D
Conroe, TX
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

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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126 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

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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Thank PastorBC
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138 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

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
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 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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1 Thank Great-Laughs
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

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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Thank Cynthia H
Richland, MI
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 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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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 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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70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 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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