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Thumb Octagon Barn, Gagetown

4.6
#67 of 79 in Historic Sites in Michigan
Historic Site Tourist Spot
A historical Octagon Barn is the foundation for this developing agricultural/rural life museum from the 1920's. Volunteers works daily to develop the site in an ongoing effort to offer the viewing public the best view of life in a different time.

Daily tours are available for public viewing along with a major festival held the weekend after Labor day.
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4.9
  • The fall family day at the Octagon barn is a must for the family. They have tractors, a tractor parade, many demostrations, a one room school house, the barn, house that is open to tour many, many act...  more »
  • Just go, and check it out right out in the middle of the country, it's refreshing. Take some money and good walking shoes. It's a great family day.  more »
  • Fall Family Days is great trip. It's history of the thumb and how life was back then. Life is great and to know how it was is even better.  more »
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  • This is a cool place to go explore in the fall. They only have one big event day where it's all open with a tour, but we were able to go the day after and explore on our own!
  • Im a tour guide here at The Thumb Octagon Barn. So come out Wednesday thur Sunday for a tour.
  • Great family events!
  • It is unique, one a kind place and not expensive. Very low crime rate in the area.
  • Nice place to bring your family and see some historical history

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