Come to Eldon, Iowa and view the exterior of the house that inspired Grant Wood to paint American Gothic, one of the most recognized paintings in the world. Tour the adjacent American Gothic House Center which showcases Grant Wood’s life and the history of the house. Props on hand encourage visitors to pose in front of the historic American Gothic House and create their own unique American Gothic portrait. Admission is free, see the Contact Information and Hours page for more details

 

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

Jun 29
2017

Tuesday July 4th

 

The Center will be closed on Tuesday July 4th, so our lovely staff and volunteers can celebrate their freedom, and this great country. We would also like to thank the men and women of the armed forced that allow us to keep our freedom.

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Jun 24
2017

Exhibit inside the American Gothic House – City of Eldon Commemorates 70th anniversary of the Flood of ’47

 
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Saturday July 8th from 10 am-4 pm, Sunday July 9th from 1 pm – 4 pm, and Saturday July 15th from 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday July 16th from 1 pm – 4 pm. This amazing exhibit, curated by Patti Durflinger, expresses the shock and devastation of the flood of ’47. Come and see what downtown

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American Gothic House Center
Administrator: Sarah Camp

300 American Gothic St
Eldon, IA 52554

Phone: 641.652.3352
theamericangothichouse@wapellocounty.org