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Rich Tyler: Your Grampa and Gramma’s Farm

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Farming in the late 1800s and early 1900s represents a lifestyle of hard work, inventions, prosperity and depression. This presentation focuses on a typical farmer, Joshua Secrest, who developed a successful livestock farm. It also reviews the dramatic development of ingenious farm machinery and tools that enabled growth and prosperity. Secrest built a large octagonal barn in 1883. The barn and farmstead were lost in the depression. Old farm tools are shared as part of the presentation. Some you won’t recognize.


April 18
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Lied Public Library, 100 E Garfield St, Clarinda, IA 51632, USA