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Froelich Village Museum

Location: Located in Froelich, 12 miles north of Elkader

Open to Public: Yes

Activities: Museum

Discover the history of Froelich, Iowa, where John Froelich invented the first gasoline powered traction engine, the Froelich Tractor, which could propel itself backward as well as forward. The village also includes a Blacksmith’s Shop, Iron Clad Store, Train Depot, Schoolhouse and more.

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