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Swedish Heritage & Cultural Center
410 HILLTOP AVE Stanton, Iowa | Map It Loess Hills & Beyond Visit Our Website 712.829.2840 712.829.2840
The usual tour begins with a brief history of the Swedish immigration to the founding of Stanton. In that area there can be found artifacts and photos of Stanton's history into the 20th century. Elsewhere on the main floor is a restored classroom of about 1930-1950, the gift shop, a 1900-1940 timeline, a Children's Home exhibit, and a growing library for genealogy, Stanton history, also Swedish history and culture. A resident, former resident or a descendant thereof can usually find a record of the residence in Stanton and/or the rural county. Upstairs are exhibits about the town baseball team, the local FFA, barbed wire, the Essex bank, part of the libraries of Pastor Halland, Pastor A. Leonard Smith and son Dr. Leonard Smith, and others in progress.