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Hundreds descent upon Harriman-Nielsen farm for Fall Festival fun

Cade Meyer, left, and Abby Brager, with gourd, explore the wide range of gourds for sale on Sunday at the Harriman-Nielsen Historic Farm Fall Festival. (Photos by Jeff Forward, Hampton Chronicle)

Berniece Seiler, of Hampton, shows her great grand-daughter Lilli a baby piglet on Sunday at the fall festival. (Photo by Jeff Forward, Hampton
Chronicle.)
Jim Paulsen shows a child how the apple press works. The press was a popular exhibit at the fall festival Sunday. (Photo by Jeff Forward, Hampton Chronicle.)

The fall season was officially rung in Sunday at the Harriman-Nielsen Historic Farm as hundreds of locals and out-of-county visitors invaded the farm grounds for food, music, contests, and fun on a crisp October afternoon.

     "A great crowd," said Berry Johnson, one of the board members from the farm who helped organize the annual event. "We really lucked out with the weather."

     The fall festival is in its 10th year and helps fund various things at the historic farm including site maintenance, restoration efforts, and the summer garden.

     The event – attended by several hundred people - featured contests, different types of produce and pumpkins for sale, demonstrations, music, and food.

Read the full article in the Oct. 9 edition of the Hampton Chronicle.