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Open House -June 25th

Jones Tavern view NW 250wIron Work Farm’s two historic South Acton house museums will be open:

Date: Sunday, June 25th
Time: 3:00 - 5:00

The 1707 Faulkner Homestead, 5 High Street, is the oldest building in Acton, and the oldest house in the Acton area to be preserved for the public in its original state.

Nashoba weavers loom 250wJones Tavern, 128 Main Street, was built in 1732 with additions in 1750 and ca. 1818. It was the home of the Jones family, who ran a tavern, store, and a dairy farm. Remnants of the tavern are still intact, and items from the 19th- and 20th-century Jones farm are on display.

Extra! Nashoba Valley Weavers' Guild will demonstrate loom weaving up at the Faulkner House.

There is no admission charge, but donations are welcome. Parking is available on site or nearby.

Check back for more info on Jone's Tavern fire commemoration, coming up in July.

Events Lineup 2017

IWF Historic Museum events and Open Houses 2017


egg hunt image 2015 75wSaturday, April 15 - Spring Egg Hunt at Faulkner Homestead

Robbins ride 75wSunday, April 16 - Robbins Ride

patriots day image 2015Monday, April 17 - Patriots Day Spirit

spring-cleanDays in March & April - Burn Days and Grounds Clean-up

open-tap-room image 2015 75wSaturday, Oct. 7 - Open Tap Room & Annual Meeting

art-out image 2015 75wSat/Sunday, October 21 & 22 – Acton Open Studios Art Show


Historic House Museum Tours (Fourth Sundays)

  • May 28
  • June 25
  • July 23
  • September 24
  • October 22
Iron Work Farm welcomes volunteers at Jones Tavern and Faulkner Homestead for many different activities; can you help out?

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