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Osborne Nature Center

O.W.L.S. "Delaware County Historical Museum-Lenox College"

Reservations Required. The next Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls program will be on Thursday, September 21st. The destination will be a visit to the Delaware County Historical Museum in Hopkinton, Iowa. Participants should meet at Osborne Park to leave at 10:15 AM and carpool.

O.W.L.S. "Delaware County Historical Museum-Lenox College"
O.W.L.S. "Delaware County Historical Museum-Lenox College"

Time & Location

Sep 21, 2023, 10:15 AM

Osborne Nature Center , 29862 Osborne Rd, Elkader, IA 52043, USA

About the Event

The next Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls program will be on Thursday, September 21st. This year’s theme is “Iowa, Then and Now”, and the destination will be a visit to the Delaware County Historical Museum in Hopkinton, Iowa. Participants should meet at Osborne Park to leave at 10:15 AM and carpool to the destination.

The museum is on the grounds of the former Lenox College and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Lennox College was built in 1856 and was the oldest Presbyterian College in Iowa. Highlights include the Civil War Monument dedicated to the “School-Boy Company” of all 92 students, a one-room school and the Farm Machinery Hall.

Register by calling (563) 245-1516. Osborne Nature Center is located on HWY 13 five miles south of Elkader. The center is open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday-Saturday & Noon – 4:00 PM Sunday.

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