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Wallace House


category : Famous Homes
Restored Italianate Victorian was home of the first Henry Wallace -- national leader in agriculture and conservation, and editor of Wallaces' Farmer. Exhibits include "Uncle Henry's Des Moines, 1880-1920", the Wallace era of Wallaces' Farmer, and a multi-media time line of the life of Henry A. Wallace.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 8:30-12 and 1-5 Mon.-Fri.
Address: 756 16th St.
Phone: 515-243-7063
Our Email: danellestamps@wallace.org

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