Poplar Heights Farm

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Family History Center


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House_LargePoplar Heights Farm is a living history farm and nature conservancy in Bates County, Missouri.  The farm supports and conducts programs to preserve the area’s past and offer educational opportunities to the region.

A 12 year restoration program has been completed.  The family house, barns and extensive landscaping have been restored to their 1890's look. The Grand Opening Celebration was held in 2010 and Poplar heights Farm is now open to the public with programs, displays, demonstrations, a computerized research library for the history of Bates County and the Main House is a museum of period antiques showcasing life in rural Missouri at the turn of the 20th century.

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Events Page

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Click here to visit the Missouri Farm Bureau site and read the feature article about Poplar Heights Farm in the November/December 2011 issue of their Show Me magazine.






While the structures are being restored, the farm fields are also being developed to promote native Missouri plants and wildlife and will include a series of walking trails.

research area web02Poplar Heights Farm has also opened a Family History Center at its offices in nearby Butler, Missouri.  The center offers genealogy records, plat books, cemetery records, historic photos and maps, and a wealth of other material to assist in researching and understanding early life in the region.

In addition, the farm sponsors an ongoing series of research studies and educational programs.  The report on one of these studies, Early Stone Cutters of Western Missouri, can be viewed by clicking here or by us

Marais des Cygnes Society- 208 North Delaware - Butler, MO 64730
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