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Exciting News! IWF has Received a $34,000 Grant for the Jones Tavern

Jones for CPA grant 250w At Acton's Annual Town Meeting on April 3rd, voters awarded a 2017 Community Preservation Grant to the Iron Work Farm for exterior restoration work at Jones Tavern. Included in the project will be new wood shingles for the roof of the northwest ell, and the replacement of the reproduction door to the 1750 taproom addition.

Many thanks to the Acton Community Preservation Committee for their help and guidance, and to all who contributed to the project through our 2016 Annual Appeal.

Visit us during the our Open Houses and check in on the progress!

We Need Your Support

Whether or not you are currently an Iron Work Farm member, please make a donation to support stewardship of these historic treasures.  You can use our secure PayPal account, either by using your personal account, or credit card. Or, if you prefer you can send in a donation by mail.

Projects underway and/or planned for include:

  • Creating public accessibility to Faulkner House - project goal $150,000
  • Software for cataloging the museum collections - purchase goal $5,000
  • Window restoration at Faulkner House - $5,000/window
  • Wedding dress conservation - $4,500
  • Fire remediation at Jones Tavern - $-unknown

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Visit Us !

Open Museum - Jones Tavern and Faulkner Homestead

Come by between 3:00 - 5:00 pm on "4th Sundays" 2017, tour the properties and learn about our unique history.

  • May 28th
  • June 25th
  • July 23rd - Jone's Tavern fire commemoration
  • September 24th
  • October 21st/22nd (Acton Open Studios weekend)

Check our calendar for more event info or contact us about our events and Historic Open Houses.

Site Photos

Belle Choate
Nancy Evans
Anne Forbes
Kaye Sherry Hirsch
Kimberley Connors-Hughes

Thank You to our Spring 2017 Sponsors