Longview Farm Park Events
Sep22

Longview Farm Park Events

The major events that are held in Longview Farm Park Events are Fall Festival, Turkey Trout, Breakfast with Santa, and Sambucus Christmas parade. Fall Festival: For a few, the Town and Country Fall Festival is all about the horses. The Festival, which was held Saturday, offers the one time when riding is permitted at Longview Farm Park. “A few youngsters hold up all year to ride stallions and horses there,” said Anne...

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History of Longview Farm Park
Sep22

History of Longview Farm Park

Introduction: Longview Farm now remains as an indication of a past period, while it has confronted and is still confronting numerous trials during its time long history. This arrangement will analyze a couple of those trials, yet will concentrate for the most part on the historical backdrop of the numerous structures on the homestead. Before presenting the ranch, I feel it is important to recognize everything that made this...

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Platin Limestone
Sep22

Platin Limestone

Large straight-shelled cephalopods, trilobites and one of the first crinoids were common inhabitants of the warm shallow seas that covered our region during the Ordovician Period.

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Lamotte Sandstone
Sep22

Lamotte Sandstone

Some 550 million years ago large amounts of sand came from the North into our region. The sand formed vast sand flats which were swept by high tides. Strange creatures like Climactichnites crawled over the flats leaving trails that look like motorcycle tracks.

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Granite
Sep22

Granite

Around 1.4 billion years ago molten rock (Magma) was injected into the earth’s crust. Buried deep in the insolating crust of the earth the magma cooled slowly allowing time for crystals to grow and form coarsely crystalline granites. These granites can be seen at Elephant Rocks State Park and at Silver Mines in the Fredericktown, Missouri area. In Longview Farm Park, Granite lies about 3000 feet below the surface. Because of the...

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