MERCER, Pa. – The Mercer County Country Tour, featuring eight stops in the Mercer area, will be Sept. 15 and 16. The drive-it-yourself tour features stops representative of the agriculture industry and rural community of Mercer County.
Participants in the free tour can make the stops in any order and stay for as little or long a time as desired. Tour hours are 1-6:30 p.m.
A self-guiding tour map with descriptions and driving directions may be obtained at many area agriculture businesses, libraries, and at the Mercer County Cooperative Extension office at 463 Route 19, north of Mercer.
Stops include visits to Jones’ Mini-Whinnies, a miniature horse farm; Canon Dairy Farm; a food and restroom stop at Shenango Township Grange; Apple Castle, an apple orchard and business; Miller’s True Value Hardware and D.M. Campsey Feed N Seed, a hardware and feed store; New Wilmington Livestock Auction; Olde Country Feed ‘N Hardware; and J.W. & Sons Meat, a meat retail business.
The stops are primarily in the southwestern section of the county near West Middlesex and New Wilmington.