Icaria Museum And Research Center Corning, Iowa

In the latter part of the 19th century, just east of Corning a French communal colony called Icaria was established. This colony appears to have existed from 1852-1898. The museum was established in Corning to house Icarian artifacts and memorabilia and to serve as a place where French ancestors and other colonial histories could be researched. It also has Adams County historical records. The French culture of this period is celebrated with a festival the first Saturday of June each year.

Admission – None

Phone – (515) 322-5229 (Adams County Tourism and Historic Preservation Network) 

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