Mills County Historical Museum, Earth Lodge – Glenwood, Iowa

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In Glenwood Lake Park, the town has developed a number of interesting sites. At one locale a Native American Earth Lodge has been developed and it displays a collection of artifacts from the Earth Lodge people who lived in this area between 800 and 1200 A.D. 

Nearby in the Museum visitors can tour a hall of antique agricultural equipment, an example of a one-room school, a restored century old barn, and a two-cell brick jail. Near to these is the Davies Outdoor amphitheater; family-type entertainment is offered there from June through August.

Admission – Fee is charged at some sites

Directions – go to the east of town on U. S. Highway 34

Hours – Museum: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday – Sunday, Memorial Day – Labor Day: Earth Lodge (tours by appointment only)

Phone – (712) 527-5038

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