2022 Tour the historic Jordan House Museum- Fridays at 1pm

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2022 Tour the historic Jordan House Museum- Fridays at 1pm

Walk in the footsteps of history in the home of James Jordan, Conductor on the Underground Railroad

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

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

About this Event

Face masks are encouraged, but not required, during a tour of the Jordan House Museum.* Please plan on arriving at the Jordan House by 1 pm. The tour will begin at the top of the hour. Due to the nature of the tour, late arrivals may not be able to join the tour.

Learn about the Underground Railroad in Iowa, early history and life in West Des Moines during this self-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 seekers 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 Spanish-American 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: One of the longest running pharmacies in Central Iowa, the Vandenburg family's business served Valley Junction.
  • Rocks & Fossils of Central Iowa.
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