Adams County House Of History – Corning, Iowa

Located in Corning, Iowa this museum is in the building erected to serve as the jail for Adams County and did so from 1877-1955. Its displays trace the county history beginning with events of 1853. It contains military artifacts, items from the old jail, Icarian memorabilia, and material from a county physician. One display deals with a one-room Icarian school. Many old photographs and advertisements of local businesses are available for study.

Admission – None

Hours – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, Memorial Day weekend – Labor Day (or by appointment)

Phone – (515) 322-3241 

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