John Deere's Blacksmith Shop - Grand Detour, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 41° 53.760 W 089° 24.938
16T E 299611 N 4641051
Quick Description: John Deere Historic Site Blacksmith Shop
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 12/27/2009 2:38:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM7Z7E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Big B Bob
Views: 5

Long Description:
John Deere's Blacksmith Shop located at the John Deere Historic Site. This is a great place to visit and learn about the history of the John Deere company. From this shop came the first John Deere plows. John Deere was the first to recognize dirt didn't clump and stick on polished steel plows. This shop was the start of the John Deere tractor company.
Operating Status: Re-creation / Educational

Web Address: [Web Link]

Address:
8334 S. Clinton St.
Grand Detour, IL USA
61021


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