School House and Post Office – West Bend, Iowa

School House and Post Office - West Bend, Iowa  Restored for the educational experience of today, the School House in West Bend, Iowa was placed in West Bend in 1976. The Post Office was also restored and located next to the school. … [Read more...]

Sod House – West Bend, Iowa

Sod House - West Bend, Iowa     Sod Houses were the typical accommodations for the pioneer in the plaines states while they waited for the railroad to bring lumber to thier area.  The sod houses were usually quite small, but certainly … [Read more...]

Old Fashioned Soda Fountain – West Bend, Iowa

Old Fashioned Soda Fountain - West Bend, Iowa   This old-fashioned soda fountain, in West Bend is located in The Villager. It will take you back in time to the early 1930’s. It was tradition for people to take a break from work or study to … [Read more...]

Grotto Of The Redemption – West Bend, Iowa

Grotto Of The Redemption - West Bend, Iowa This is a complex of nine different grottos in West Bend, Iowa, each one portraying a different scene from the life of Christ. The fourteen Stations of the Cross are also depicted. The grottos were built using … [Read more...]