Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum Oskaloosa

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Nelson Pioneer Farm and Museum
2294 Oxford Ave
Tel: (641) 672-2989


Take Highway 63 north of Oskaloosa to Glendale Road. Go east on Glendale approximately 2 miles, Nelson Pioneer Farm and Bradbury Hall are on the right side of the road. Turn right onto Nelson Lane to enter.

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Founded in 1844, the Nelson homestead is one of the premier historic attractions in Mahaska County. The property, maintained by the Mahaska County Historical Society, Inc., a non-profit, educational institution, now features historic buildings from all over Mahaska County, providing visitors a glimpse of what life was like for Iowans in 19th century America.
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    My grandpa Lyle F. Suthers brought me here when I was younger and showed me a table the was made by one of my family members but I can't remember which one. I think the Iowa Constitution if there is a such thing was written on it. If anyone can help please look me up on facebook under Dawn Suthers. Thank you.

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