This has limited times that it's ooen. We like old homes and decided to check it out. Good history of the family and area when it was established. If you like old houses be sure to visit. The tour took about 2 hours. There were...更多
We arrived for the tour on a very busy Friday morning. The staff was surprised at how busy they were but they did a WONDERFUL job. The tour was very interesting - everyone left with learning something new. My kids enjoyed the tour but I...更多
I would have rated this excellent if the docent could have been more detailed on the Underground Railway. She was very detailed on the decorations and furnishings which was wonderful but we did leave thirsting for more history.
We had earmarked this but hadn't realised that the house wouldn't be open. Website had said tours available Friday's but hadn't mentioned, that we could see, that the house would be locked in other days. We wandered around the outside and saw a chipmunk... But...更多
James Jordan helped bring the railroad to West Des Moines (Valley Junction), and, more importantly, as an abolitionist, made his house a stop on the Underground Railroad. John Brown stayed a couple of times at the Jordan house.
This historically important house has been beautifully...更多