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Greene County Historical Society Museum


category : Museums
Displays of early county history, Native American artifacts, Civil War memorabilia, early transportation. Exhibits dedicated to notable people, including an astronaut, Olympic gold medalist, Medal of Honor winner, and the designer of the Congressional Medal of Honor flag. See early American period rooms, country store, barber shop, doctor and dentist offices, bank, and coal mine exhibit. Farm machinery displayed at county fairgrounds -- open by appointment and during fair.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 1-5 Wed., 9-noon Sat. and by appointment
Address: 219 E. Lincolnway
Phone: 515-386-8544

Come visit us in Jefferson, Iowa

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Mahanay Bell Tower

Fourteen-story carillon commands a view of Jefferson and surrounding countryside from the 120-foot-high observation deck. Fourteen bronze bells chime the time of day, with concerts offered regularly.

Jefferson, IA Bell Towers

Jefferson Telephone Company Museum

One of the few telephone museums in America, it features many early telephone and switching displays.

Jefferson, IA Museums

Raccoon Bend Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Jefferson, IA Golf Courses

Lakeside Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Jefferson, IA Golf Courses

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