Sherman Swift Tower

Althea Sherman (1853-1943) was a nationally known ornithologist who studied birds at her home in National, Iowa. Best known for her study of the chimney swift, she built a 28 foot tall building with an artificial chimney down the center to attract the elusive swift. 8 E. South St.Farmersburg, IA 52047 

Motor Mill Historical Site

To protect and preserve the architectural integrity, history, natural beauty and serenity of the Motor Mill site and its surroundings and to develop appropriate uses and interpretation as a regional treasure for the benefit of future generations.     28518 Galaxy Rd.Elkader, IA 52043 

Elkader Depot

The Elkader Depot Project’s goal is to build a Depot and a Museum that will provide history of the Milwaukee Road that traveled through our village. 900 Mascara Rd SEElkader , IA 52043 

Earthmoving Legacy Center

The Earthmoving Legacy Center is a 38,000 square foot facility to showcase the rich history of earthmoving. 24412 North Highway 13Elkader, IA 52043 Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Monona Historical Museum & Willa Helwig History Center

This Victorian home has several rooms furnished from 1900’s time period when it was built. An extensive collection of art work from Monona, Iowa residents, small farm equipment, kitchen ware, and war relics can be seen along with the Elmer F. Marting Woodcarving display, “The World’s Largest Known Display of Handcarved Chains.” 210 S. Egbert …

McGregor Historical Museum

Discover many stories about McGregor, Iowa’s history. Learn about McGregor’s founder, Alexander MacGregor and Andrew Clemens (a historically famous McGregor artist known for his great skill in the lost art of sand painting). See memorabilia from the childhood home of the famous Ringling Bros. Circus’ family & much more! 256 Main StreetMcGregor, IA 52157 USWebsite

Clayton County Historic Preservation Commission Stone Structures

The commission’s mission statement: “To promote the preservation of the history of Clayton County. The Clayton County group functions best as a central contact for other local historic preservation groups and as a facilitator of historic education.” One of goals for the Clayton County Historic Preservation Commission is to put the present into perspective by … [Read More]

Wilder Memorial Museum

Take a step back in time as you tour the Wilder Memorial Museum, discover the extensive collections and fascinating exhibits.  From an heirloom collection of over 800 dolls dating from the 1700’s, Military artifacts from as early as the Revolutionary War, and an impressive collection of Victorian furniture, Meissen and Dresden porcelain, Impressionist paintings many … [Read More]