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

Aug 16
2017

Music on the Porch

 
music on the porch

Play Music on the Porch August 26th from 11 am to 5 pm Play music on the Porch Day is an international day of music. Wheatfield will play from 3-5pm. Tom and Lily Shadonix will play from 1-3pm. The Chickadees, Allison and Stephanie will be playing from 11-1pm. Gothic Town Grillers food truck will

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Jul 27
2017

10 Year Anniversary

 
the grant crane

The American Gothic House Center has been open for 10 years! Saturday August 12, from 1:00-3:00 pm In celebration the Center will have a display of the building of the Center up inside the American Gothic House. There will be free pie and refreshments, Beth Howard will also be here with some

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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