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Quasdorf Blacksmith and Wagon Museim

Jct. of Train and W Railroad Sts, Dows, IA
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If you love history, you will love both this museum and this town

Our first stop was the Old Mercantile shop (because we weren't sure where the museum was located... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
TVMom
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Amazing old shop donated by a Citizen of Dows!

Wandered into Dows after pulling off the freeway to use a restroom. Saw a sign pointing to the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
Brian R
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Northridge, CA
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5 Jul 2016
“If you love history, you will love both this museum and this town”
12 Aug 2015
“Amazing old shop donated by a Citizen of Dows!”
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Jct. of Train and W Railroad Sts, Dows, IA
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Our first stop was the Old Mercantile shop (because we weren't sure where the museum was located). The lady in charge of the mercantile shop, Mary Ellen, was glad to walk with us down the street to the old blacksmith shop, which she is also...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Wandered into Dows after pulling off the freeway to use a restroom. Saw a sign pointing to the town and that it had a museum,, so we drove the two miles to the town. We first went in the old depot museum, and a fellow...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

On the National Register of Historic Places, this former Blacksmith & Wagon Repair Shop dating back to 1899 is a true glimpse in to the past. Still, almost just as it was, when Frank Quasdorf, the last Blacksmith in Dows, IA moved on, this building...More

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