See you at the Summer Threshing Show, July 17, 18, 19, 2015!!!
Summer Show flyer is here! FLYER
The wheat is ready!
In case you didn't know, we have purchased the 30 acres behind the show grounds. We are growing our own wheat for the summer show! We will be cutting and binding it on Saturday, June 27 around 9am. Bring your lawn chairs and sit behind the Bloomfield Church to watch. Parking is available along the track. The public is invited (for FREE!) to come and watch us do it the old fashioned way!
Friday, July 17, Schedule:
Saturday, July 18, Schedule:
Sunday, July 19, Schedule:
We are still working out the details, but if you would like to have your wedding or other party at our grounds, please contact Jolene Bickel at (785) 484-2288.
Congratulations to Susan Figge who won the 2014 Bloomfield Raffle Quilt!
Our 2014 Summer Show and Fall Festival were both AWESOME!!!
We were thrilled to once again host the International Harvester Collectors. Please visit our Facebook page for pictures and details.
2013 Summer Show wrap-up:
Please see our Facebook page for pictures.
Our 36th Annual Threshing and Antique Tractor Show (2012) was great fun!
Pictures are up on our Facebook page, check us out there to upload your pics from the show.
Our 2011 Summer show was HOT but fun!
Here is some of the press we received:
In addition to the International Harvester Collector's hosting their meeting with us in July 2010, Ag Am in Kansas featured our summer
show on their daily program.
Welcome to Cottonwood Station, a reproduction living history of an early day Kansas town. Developed and maintained by the Meriden Antique Engine and Threshers Association (MAETA), established in 1977. Our purpose is to preserve, through living history, early farming techniques, the appreciation of antique engines, occupations and cultures in small towns and rural areas of early Kansas.
We are pleased to offer private tours of our grounds year-round. Please contact Merril Lovendahl at (785) 986-6469 for appointments and information.
Meetings are at 7pm the 4th Sunday of every month (except December) in the General Store.
Please note: beginning in 2014, membership dues are going up to $20 for members age 12 and over.
If you are interested in membership, fill out our Membership Application and mail to: Meriden Threshers Association, 408 Main Street, Nortonville, KS 66060.
The Meriden Antique Engine and Threshers Association is a non-profit entity under the 501(c)(3) statute.