Free lemonade, colored ribbons, a rousing croquet game and shared remembrances are all part of activities planned by the Jensen Living Historical Farm Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fun is part of the farm's traditional "Old Folks Day."
The tradition of honoring and recognizing the contributions of Utah's senior citizens began in 1875. The first citizens honored represented a direct tie to Utah's pioneer past. The tradition continued until 1970 and seemed forgotten in most communities until the students, staff and volunteers at the Jensen Farm revived the practice several years ago.The Jensen Living Historical Farm is six miles southwest of Logan on U.S. 89-91 and is operated by Utah State University. Admission is $5 per family, $2 for adults and 50 cents for children. For more information call 245-4064.