Button Farm Living History Center

Button Farm Living History Center

Where Present Meets Past and Past Meets Future

Script Your Own Adventure

Script Your Own Adventure

Hands-On Experiences For Guests Of All Ages

Lift Every Voice

Lift Every Voice

Come Celebrate Our Diverse Community

Discover a Story of Freedom

Discover a Story of Freedom

Self-Emancipation To Social Justice Nation

Upcoming Events

Join Us At Maryland Emancipation Day 2023!

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October 28, 2023, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

 Join Button Farm as we celebrate our annual Maryland Emancipation Day Event in commemoration of the day in 1864, when Maryland changed its constitution to abolish slavery six months before the end of the Civil War. The program features speakers, self-guided tours of the farm’s museum garden and animal pens.  Snacks and cider are provided! This event is generously funded by the Montgomery County Commission on Remembrance and Reconciliation. 

Click here to read more about all our planned activities. https://buttonfarm.org/calendar/event/480-maryland-emancipation-day-2023.html

Thank You For Your Support


From June 26, 2022 12:00 pm until June 26, 2022 4:00 pm

Heritage Day!

Heritage SunClaudia Kousoulas and Ellen Letourneau, authors of A Culinary History of Montgomery County, Maryland, will be visiting the farm 12-4 for a book signing. Their book tells the rich agricultural history of Montgomery County and its Agricultural Reserve, established in 1980 to preserve the county's rural past, contemporary farming, and history and foodways. The story is told through food and recipes.



June: Free Admission July - OCT: $7- Teens & Adults, $5- Seniors, Veterans and Children 12 and under.

Free May and June Admissions!

July Through October Admissions


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