Washing Machine Center of the World

  • Original "Maytag" Pastime
  • 1910-11 Maytag-Mason Car
  • Maytag Multi-Motors
  • Last Maytag made in Newton
  • One Minute Washer Company
  • Automatic Electric Washing Machine Company
  • Woodrow Manufacturing Co.

Advertising Specialty Capital of the World

  • Vernon Company - 1902 - today
  • Newton Mfg. Co, - 1909 - 2015
  • Dun-lap Manufacturing
  • Davis Advertising

Winpower Generators

Business & Industry Display

  • 1957 Centennial Retail Ads
  • Photos and products from other manufacturers

Colfax Coal Mines & Mineral Water

Blacksmith Shop

Early Ag Equipment made in Jasper County, and much more

Jasper County Historical Museum

Agricultural Exhibits

or click the picture on the left

Dowden Potato Digger

Newton Seed Store (Campbell House)

Maytag Hay Press

Bergman Seed Cleaner

One Minute Seed Cleaner

Maytag Seed Cleaner

FarmAll Tractor Newtonian Bert Benjamin Developed

Plows, Discs etc.

Vintage Tractors

Steam Engine Tractor (in July 4th Parade)

Grange Exhibit

1854 Barn

Smokehouse

Horse Drawn Buggies

"Winderful Tales" Wind Power Exhibit

Antique Tools

Antique Wood Working Tools

Pulls, Pulleys, etc.

Horse Collar

Jasper County Farmer Display

Jasper County Rural Schools Display

and more


Herman Deaton Bas Relief of County History

Deaton Studios North American Dioramas

Neal Deaton Elephant (Smithsonian has full sized sculpture)  
Victorian Rooms

1930's Rooms

1927 Nash (with rare golf club door)

Rural School

General Store

Barber Shop

Post Office

Millinery & Dress Shop

Newton 1957 Centennial Retail Ads

Vintage Church Artifacts

Furniture/Undertakers Store

Iowa City and Other Glass

Fossils from Many Periods

Indian Maiden & Fawn Statue

Princeton Tiger Statue

Civil War, Spanish American, WWI and WWII Displays.

Korea, Vietnam & Desert Storm Displays

Temporary Exhibit "Towns of the Past"


We are open daily from May 1 - Sept. 30

1:00 PM - 4:00 P.M. (last tour begins at 4:00) 

Adult Admission - $5        Closed Holidays

Student Admission - $3

Historical Society $25+ Supporters - no cost


 Minimum Annual support to
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Quarterly Newsletter is

$25

Groups of 10 or more may tour by appointment ​during the off-season

Collecting, Preserving & Exhibiting Our Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial & Societal History 

Commercial & Societal Exhibits

Industrial Exhibits