Jasper County Historical Museum

Our Past, our heritage and our treasures, rich in tradition, retained for future generations to graft into their own culture.

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area preserves and tells the story of American agriculture and its global significance through partnerships and activities that celebrate the land, people, and communities of the area. The Jasper County Historical Museum is a proud member of this organization.

We have an extensive library that is filled with Jasper County history.  It's open from 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday.  

Please Click the button below to purchase numerous fashions and articles that feature the museum's logo.

Memory Mementos

The Museum's Store


Jasper County Historical Museum in Newton

Please click the pay pal button to send donations to help improvements for our museum



Historic Cemetery Walk
Waveland Cemetery, Prairie City, Iowa
Saturday, June 28, 2014  10 to Noon

Visitors will walk back in time encountering various actors dressed in period costumes and demeanor at several locations among the gravestones. They will educate you on the lives of the following: John Brewin, Dr Ella Reinertson, Wilmer Wilson, James Elliott, E.H. Dowden, Robert & Rachel Thompson Family, and L.E. Zachary. 

Donations at the Cemetery