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Stonefield Field Trip

Stonefield - a historic site

Stonefield Field Trip | Wisconsin Historical Society

A school visit is a full 3 hours of exploration and adventure, and fulfills multiple State and Common Core Learning Standards. It also aligns with Chapter 8 of the “Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story” textbook used in many Wisconsin 4th Grade classrooms. All school visits include:

  • NEW! State Agricultural Museum Interactive Tour
  • NEW! Student Guided 1900s village Experience
  • School House
  • NEW! Active Learning at the Creamery
  • 1901 Farmstead

Optional Add-Ons:

  • Museum Store (Add 20 minutes)
  • Frozen Treat in the Confectionery (Add $2/person and 15 minutes)
EnlargeTesting butterfat at the State Agricultural Museum.

Testing butterfat at the State Agricultural Museum.

 Explore a variety of entertaining and educational items related to Stonefield and the early history of Wisconsin.

2018 Program Details
LengthPlan 3 hours minimum
AvailabilitySchool visits to Stonefield Historic Site are available May 1 through the first week of October. Reserve early to make sure you get the day you want. Actual days and times may be limited because of site-sponsored special events or other pre-scheduled activities.
Maximum group sizeUp to 100 students; 4 groups of 25 students each.
LocationStonefield, 12195 Hwy VV, Cassville, WI 53806-0125
LunchBagged lunches are welcome on the grounds, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, students may eat in the Stone Barn. All trash must be packed out in keeping with State Park policy. Please arrange with the Site Manager to eat lunch at the Site.
Grade LevelK - 12
Cost$5/student. $9/adults. Wisconsin Historical Society memberships cannot be applied to school visit fees due to additional staff and resources required.

erve Your Field Trip

Contact Jessica Sawinski Couch, Site Manager jessica.sawinskicouch@wisconsinshistory.org or (608) 225-5362

About Stonefield

Stonefield celebrates Wisconsin's rich agricultural heritage. It is located on the grand summer estate of Wisconsin's first governor, Nelson Dewey. Learn about the rise of turn-of-the-century dairy farming and the development of modern farm implements, including tractors, reapers and threshing machines. Experience the sights and sounds of the railroad — the era's most important transportation. Explore Stonefield today to see what made the state become "America's Dairyland."

Learn More

Download an information pack which includes State and Common Core Learning Standards, vocabulary, site map, and other helpful information.