The 2016 shows are over, but please join us for the Bloomfield Supper and Craft Bazaar on November 5, 2016!!!
Chances for all raffle items are $1 and may be purchased from MAETA members or at the flower shop in Valley Falls. Drawing is November 5, 2016 at the Bloomfield Bazaar and Supper.
2016 Raffle Quilt made by Roxie Barton
New in 2016, we are raffling off one of our handmade cedar chests! These are made by members with wood
donated and sawed on the grounds. We have more available for purchase as well.
See our Facebook page for pictures and videos from the 2016 Threshing Show and Fall Festival!
Did you get a copy of our 2015 Newsletter?
Its been a few years since we have published the newsletter. Editor Gary Bowen is working on the 2016 edition now.
If you would like a paper copy, you may contact Gary via e-mail: email@example.com .
Would you like to have your wedding or other party at our grounds? Please contact Jody Kirkwood at (785) 484-3713.
Our 2015 Summer Threshing Show was one of our biggest shows! The Fall Festival was terrific as well!
Our 2015 Tractor of the Year was Case. Please visit our Facebook page for pictures and details.
2015 Truck and Antique Tractor Pull results: Here
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.
If you would like to host an event on our grounds, please contact Jody Kirkwood at (785) 484-3713.
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, 4351 81st Street, Meriden, KS 66512
The Meriden Antique Engine and Threshers Association is a non-profit entity under the 501(c)(3) statute.