Holtan Farm Museum – Forest City, Iowa

holtanfarmmuseum.gif    Holtan Farm Museum – Forest City, Iowa

At this complex in Forest City, visitors can see a number of different structures that were typical of an early farm. For instance, they can see the 1869 Lundstrum family log house and the Holtan’s 1900 house. An annex features a stove collection, an open machine shed with machinery from the 1940s in it, toys, corn crib, a doctor’s office, country school room, and early church. Also on display is a milk room, woodshed, and totem pole.

Admission – None

Directions – 2 miles north on U. S. Highway 69, ½ mile west on County Road A-44, ½ mile south

Hours – call for an appointment, open June 15 — September

Phone – (515) 581-4196

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