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Historic Homestead Tour

Historic Homestead Tour
Location: The Shepherd of The Hills Historic Homestead & Old Mill Theatre, 5586 W. Hwy 76 Branson, MO 65616 1-800-987-6298  
Detail The tour lasts approximately 1 hour.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Cameras are Permitted
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Description
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Explore the history surrounding Harold Bell Wright's Shepherd of the Hills on a 60-minute tour of the Historic Homestead in Branson. Your first stop will be the original structure of Old Matt's Cabin. This served as the Ross family home for around 30 years before it was written into history through Wright's famous novel. Inside the cabin you will find a number of historical items and antiques, including clothing worn by John and Anna Ross, some of their photographs, furniture,cooking utensils, tools, and much more.

Tour Highlights

  • Old Matt's Cabin
  • Wright Church
  • Outdoor Drama Stage
  • Old Matt's Steam Engine
  • Grist Mill
  • Little Pete's cave
  • Harold Bell Wright Museum
  • Stables
  • Aunt Mollie's Restaurant

Trail of Lights and Christmas on the Trail

During the holiday season, the Shepherd of the Hills Homestead is transformed into a sparkling wonderland of holiday cheer. The Trail of Lights is a drive-thru light attraction, and Christmas on the Trail is a chuck wagon-style cowboy dinner and Christmas carol sing-a-long. Make a vacation out of it and find other fun things to do in the area!

Frequently Asked Questions for Historic Homestead Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Historic Homestead Tour use (if any)? (Give specific vehicle description)
    This is a walking tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Historic Homestead Tour last?
    It is approximately 1 hour.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • Where does the Historic Homestead Tour depart from?
    Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead & Old Mill Theatre
  • What sights will actually be visited while on the Historic Homestead Tour?
    Inspiration Tower, Morgan's Community Church, Old Mill Theatre
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Historic Homestead Tour?
    Yes.
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Rebecca McDuffee
TX
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"Very interesting to hear the story of how Branson began. "
Very interesting to hear the story of how branson began. We also liked how they interwove some entertainment in with a historic tour. We highly recommend this one too.
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Stephanie Adkins
LA
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"...a very interesting tour..."
This was a very interesting tour, and i highly recommend it. It was nice to see the places that were written about in the shepherd of the hills and to see where wright got his inspiration.
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Shree Sorapuru
TX
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"...very informative and humorous. "
My husband and i enjoyed this tour. It was very informative and humorous. I highly recommend it.
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Aurora Menchaca
San Antonio, Texas
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"...captivating and entertaining. "
Our guide was captivating and entertaining. I only wish we could have lingered a little longer in the cabin.
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