Farm House Museum
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The house was the home of the first two presidents of Iowa State (Adonijah S. Welch and Seaman Knapp), and James Wilson (Tama Jim), Secretary of Agriculture. Many College and university faculty members lived here from 1860 to 1970.
The Farm House Museum now serves the university community and visitors from around the world. It exhibits 19th- and early-20th-century decorative arts, furnishings and memorabilia of Iowa State and the state of Iowa. The museum also conducts educational programs, tours, and activities that focus on the first 50 years of Iowa State history
In The Old Farm-house by Herman Melville:
... In The Old Farm-house In The Old Farm-house Search on this Page: In the Old Farm-House The GhostDead of night, dead of night,Living souls are a'bed;Dead of night, dead of night,And I sit with the dead.He laughs in white sheet,And I, I laugh ...
State House Museum
... State House Museum CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS UNTIL DECEMBER 2006 The Delaware State House was the first permanent capitol building in Dover, Delaware. Begun in 1787 and completed by May 1792, this Georgian-style structure was originally home to ...
Mission Houses Museum Library
In 1950, the present building was completed to house the collections of the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society and the Hawaiian Historical Society. The library has continually expanded its collection, and today its resources include more than 12 ...