Classic Cullman 2017 - Page 92

Cullman city parks & recreation SOUTHERN ROOTS / Classic Cullman Cullman’s agricultural heritage comes alive at Peinhardt Farm By David Palmer The beautiful rolling landscape of the Peinhardt Living +LVWRU\)DUPLVWKHʏUVWVLJKWPDQ\&XOOPDQQHZFRPHUV see when they arrive in town from Interstate 65. But what few of them know is that the farm’s picturesque grounds aren’t just eye candy: they can be touched; felt; experienced. The Cullman area’s exceptionally deep agricultural heritage has found its modern-day home at the Peinhardt Living History Farm. Located just inside the city limits of Cullman, the farm — a local legacy that preserves a trove of equipment from agriculture’s early mechanized days — marks a step back in time for the thousands of local guests and school children who make the fascinating trip to its still-operational grounds each year. - 92 classic 2016.indd 92 8/31/2016 10:37:45 AM