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Lewelling Quaker Museum

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Hidden Gem

After 25 years traveling back to my Husband's family farm and driving past this little museum on... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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Undreground Railroad

It's amazing how the Underground Railroad was in the small state of Iowa! They bring the past alive... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2016
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Oct 2, 2017
“Hidden Gem”
Jun 9, 2016
“Undreground Railroad”
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401 S. Main, Salem, IA 52649
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

After 25 years traveling back to my Husband's family farm and driving past this little museum on the way to visit his Grandparents, I never knew the history of this quaint little farmhouse. If you like history, this hidden gem of a museum will give...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 9, 2016

It's amazing how the Underground Railroad was in the small state of Iowa! They bring the past alive with showing how they lived in the past and how they helped with the underground railroad. This is an authentic house that actually helped with the underground...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 30, 2016

There are not enough words to describe this amazing piece of history. We were luck enough to get a tour of the Lewelling Quaker House Museum from Mrs. Faye. There is no doubt about her deep love and connection to this house and museum. This...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 2, 2015

Henderson Lewelling helped slaves escape in his role as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. A trap door in the floor of his kitchen led to a tunnel through which slaves could be quickly moved if danger approached. On his grounds, Lewelling was also a...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Per Salem area website: Students $1 Adults $2
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Per a Salem area website: May thru Sept Sun 1-4 Weekdays by appointment
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