2022  Jordan House Museum Tour-Sunday @ 1pm

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2022 Jordan House Museum Tour-Sunday @ 1pm

Tour the historic home of James Jordan, early pioneer and Conductor for the Underground Railroad.

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Historic Jordan House Museum 2001 Fuller Road West Des Moines, IA 50265

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* Face masks are encouraged, but not required, during a tour of the Jordan House Museum.

Tour will begin at the top of the hour. Please check in by 1pm, as we cannot accommodate latecomers.

Learn about the Underground Railroad in Iowa, early history and life in West Des Moines during this guided tour of the home of James Jordan. You will see rooms decorated in period style and information on the fight for freedom in the journey taken by freedom seeking slaves in the years before the Civil War. Included in your admission are 4 special exhibits:

West Des Moines at War: The contributions at home and abroad of Central Iowa's finest citizens, from the Civil War to present day.

Profiles in Courage; Iowa Women & the Underground Railroad: Meet four amazing Iowa women who contributed to the fight for freedom.

Vandenburg Pharmacy: Chelious Vandenburg created a thriving pharmacy on 5th Street by 1940.Learn about early medical care and the role of pharmacies in a community.

Rocks & Fossils : Exhibit featuring typical rocks and fossils found in Iowa.

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2022  Jordan House Museum Tour-Sunday @ 1pm image
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