Greenfield, New Hampshire: Yankee Siege Trebuchet (Closed)

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The Yankee Farmer

Directions:
The Yankee Farmer. Southeast of town around three miles on Hwy 31/Forest Rd. On the northwest corner of the intersection of Hwy 31/Forest Rd and New Boston/Russell Station Rd.
Hours:
June 2019: Reported closed.
Status:
Closed

Yankee Castle at Yankee Siege.

Yankee Siege Trebuchet
A mighty Medieval-style war machine, seven stories tall, hurled pumpkins for the thrill of visitors. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/04/2009]

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Yankee Siege Trebuchet

This attraction is permanently closed as my husband and I found out when we went in search of it.

[Rena Webber, 06/19/2019]
Yankee Siege Trebuchet

The Yankee Farmer is a Retail nursery/veggie stand owned by the Siegar's Family. Across the street is the Yankee Siege, 25,000 lb. trebuchet that has held the world punkin chunkin record at nearly 2,000 feet. I'm the next door neighbor it's aimed at!

[Chris & Dena Horne, 05/24/2008]
Yankee Siege Catapult

Yankee Siege is a 40,000 lb. working catapult in Greenfield, New Hampshire. It stands over a 100 feet tall and is designed to work exactly as ancient catapults did, and is capable of throwing 250 lbs.

The artist who first conceived it has an entire medieval backdrop that is constantly growing. Yankee Siege is currently surrounded by an actual moat, and a large metal castle on the hill which the catapult pitches pumpkins against every weekend in the fall! The Trojan Horse is also located across the street. I stumbled upon this quite by accident and was immediately riveted. One of the most fascinating and skilled replications I have ever seen. I am looking forward to returning in October to see the catapult in action!!

[Marlene Leach, 07/29/2007]

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