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Thumb Octagon Barn, Gagetown

4.6
#71 of 80 in Historic Sites in Michigan
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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  • January 9, 2017
    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 »
  • October 1, 2016
    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 »
  • July 31, 2016
    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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  • March 8, 2017
    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!
  • May 14, 2017
    Im a tour guide here at The Thumb Octagon Barn. So come out Wednesday thur Sunday for a tour.
  • June 11, 2017
    Great family events!
  • September 4, 2016
    It is unique, one a kind place and not expensive. Very low crime rate in the area.
  • October 14, 2016
    Nice place to bring your family and see some historical history

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