The Friends of the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum is
a group of individuals interested in the preservation of the
Atkins-Johnson Farm and Big Shoal Heritage Area

Thank you for your support of the
Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum!

Stay tuned for the 2022 Schedule
which kicks off in April when the
Museum re-opens

Explore Clay County History

Tucked among the rolling hills, the Atkins-Johnson Farm and Museum offers a glimpse of farm life during the 19th and early 20th century.
Originally a log cabin built between 1831 -1834, the Atkins family converted it to a four room I-house in 1853 and from 1920-1991 the Johnson Family called it home.
The Museum was named after the two families who lived there the longest and made the Farm a cornerstone of the community,
Find out how the City of Gladstone acquired this historic gem...

From Code Violation to Museum