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Annual Plow Pulling Contest, Howell Farm

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Saturday September 1, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Howell Living History Farm will hold its 35th annual Plowing Match on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. A dozen teams of draft animals from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York are entered in the match, which tests the performance of farmers, their horses and oxen.

Members of the general public, including youngsters, can win ribbons by plowing in visitor classes beginning at 10:30 a.m. Classes are for ages 8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, and 16 & up. No experience is necessary. Trophies and ribbons will be presented to winners of all classes at 1:30 p.m.

Howell Farm is owned by the County of Mercer and maintained by the Mercer County Park Commission. It is located on Valley Road, just off Route 29, in Hopewell Township. The GPS address is 70 Woodens Lane, Hopewell Township, NJ 08530.


 

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