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Welcome to the Carter House Museum

The past returns when you enter the Carter House and its attached annex. The home built in the 1850’s by Henry & Ernest Carter is an 18-room Greek Revival mansion furnished in 19th century style.

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Speakeasy Night at the Carter House

Come to the Carter House Speakeasy Friday, June 2nd, 2017 5-8 p.m Tickets: $15 include Food & Drink

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Weddings at the Carter House

The Carter House Museum, a nationally registered historic site is a superb site for your wedding ceremony.

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The past returns when you enter the Carter House and its attached annex. The home built in the 1850’s by Henry & Ernest Carter is an 18-room Greek Revival mansion furnished in 19th century style.


The Carter House Museum’s
2017 Special Exhibit
Prohibition in our Backyard

Prohibition in Our Backyard is the special exhibit for the 2017 Carter House Museum season.
Visit the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 P.M. June through September.
Learn how temperance and prohibition affected life in Elkader. Enjoy local stories, videos, and see an authentic still!

Be sure to join us at the Carter House for
A Night at the Speakeasy!
Friday, June 2nd, 2017 5-8 p.m
Tickets: $15 include Food & Drink
Tickets on sale at Moser’s Pharmacy or at the door

About

Our Mission The mission of the Elkader Historical Society is to both preserve a record of local history and to promote the public’s interest in the area’s past. The Carter House […]

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Carter House History

History of the Carter Family and their House The Carter House Museum gives visitors a glimpse into the lives of Iowans of 150 years ago. Built in 1855 as a […]

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Donate Now

Your contribution of support for this nationally registered historic place will aid the Elkader Historical Society’s mission to both preserve a record of local history and to promote the public’s […]

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