In 2017, the Hancock Historical Museum improved its Agriculture Building with new and engaging exhibits, and a larger variety of artifacts and implements on display. The Agriculture Building (the “Barn”) is open to all visitors of the museum and plays an important role in the annual educational programming for Hancock County schoolchildren and helps to tell a more complete story of the farming history of Hancock County.
Every year, thousands of children visit the museum and the barn. Many are greeted by retired and active local farmers who volunteer their time to tell the children more about life on the farm and the important role that agricultural has played, and continues to play, in our community. You can see the exhibits relating to the raising of animals, growing crops, ice harvesting, blacksmithing and get a special glimpse of the Buckeye Traction Ditcher, San A Pure Dairy Wagon, Friends of Ohio Barns Mini Barn, and much more!