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Plum Grove Historic Home

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1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States

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May 2018

Plum Grove Season Opening Celebration and Picnic

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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The Season Opening of Plum Grove will feature the talents of many Johnson County locals: a spinner from the Amana Colonies, weavers from the Craft Guild of Iowa City, a local Civl War historian, and a scholar of the Littleton Brothers. Come to Plum Grove to make crafts, use a table loom, and learn about Iowa City's local history before, during, and after the Civil War. The Picnic at Plum Grove is from 2-4 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring…

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June 2018

Lucas Farms History Day (JCHS Activities)

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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July 2018

Taste of Plum Grove

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Eat the fruits of the Johnson County Master Gardeners' labor. Sample an assortment of fruits, vegetables, and herbs from the 1850s historic garden of Friendly Lucas, wife of Gov. Robert Lucas.

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Picnic at Plum Grove

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Pack a picnic and enjoy the charms of Plum Grove!┬áVisitors are encouraged to bring a sack lunch to enjoy on Plum Grove's beautiful back lawn. Summer picnics at Plum Grove that include: Garden tours Plum Grove tours Historical lawn games  

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August 2018

Tomato Taste at Plum Grove

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Taste the luscious tomatoes that are grown and maintained by the Johnson County Master Gardeners. These sun-ripened tomatoes come straight from the historical 1850's garden of Friendly Lucas, wife of Iowa's first territorial governor.

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