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"100 Years of John Deere Tractors" Exhibit

  • 600 E Locust Street | Des Moines, IA 50319
  • Presented By: State Historical Museum of Iowa
  • Dates: July 20, 2018 - September 20, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: State Historical Museum of Iowa
  • Start/End Time: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Event Times: Mondays - Saturdays 9am - 4:30pm; Closed Sundays & Official State Holidays
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    The blacksmith John Deere was literally on the cutting edge of technology when he invented the first commercially successful cast-steel plow in 1837. But even he could not have foreseen how his company would change the world. A century after Deere & Co. produced its first tractor, in 1918, a new exhibit at the State Historical Museum of Iowa digs into a century of agricultural innovation in the state where tractors were invented.