The Burkittsville House Tour

Shafer Farm 1606 Gapland Rd., Jefferson, MD

The Burkittsville House Tour is a chance to see the inside of several historic Burkittsville homes. Featuring The Henry Burkitt House along with others along Main Street, the tour runs from noon to four on Saturday June 4. Food and live musical entertainment are available from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Shafer Farm. […]


Volunteer Work Day – Aug 20th

Shafer Farm 1606 Gapland Rd., Jefferson, MD

Volunteer opportunity for the Shafer Farm- your 2+ hours are greatly appreciated! Please bring work gloves! Workday opportunities for volunteers: Finish installing oak strips on corn crib.Remove remaining loose dirt  and debris from the basement in 5 gallon buckets.Carry the small pile of metal shingles from the Billiard Room and the pile of slate from the […]

Volunteer Work Day – Jan. 28th

Main item is Firewood - chain saws - log splitters - moving and stacking wood. We expect to have two log splitters and three chain saws with operators. Will need lots of helpers to move logs to the splitters and then move the wood to the stack areas. Thanks for marking this date on your […]