National Farm Toy Show

Uncovering history in Dyersville, IA

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Judy Weber is the Office Manager of the Dyersville Area Historical Society. Looking through a box, she unearthed a rare piece of Dyersville agricultural history. “We found an 1879 Moline Plow booklet,” Judy explained. The Story Currently the Dyersville Area Historical Society is set up in the Dyer-Botsford Museum House with a doll museum. The […]

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Bernie Kluesner

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Do you love toys?  If so, think about a trip to Dyersville. Every year the first weekend in November, you can come to the National Farm Toy Show.  The National Farm Toy Show always offers a few fun surprises.  This year’s show had one great surprise!  Bernie Kluesner!  At the National Toy Museum, I saw […]

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Farm Layouts from the National Farm Toy Show-Check out other farm scenes during your winter travel!

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If you like farming and travel, you will love farm layouts that are part of some of the farm toy shows that are rife all over this winter. I must say, farm layouts are probably my favorite part of the National Farm Toy Show. Every year I love to go and see what the designers […]

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Pedal Mania at the 2016 National Farm Toy Show

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Almost everyone has a farm toy pedal memory. For me since I didn’t grow up on a farm, my memories tie in with buying, a Farmall newer model pedal tractor when my son Jason was little.  Pedal memories also coincide with my husband and his farm toy collecting hobby. Keith has a variety of John Deere and some Graham […]

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Prairie tractors and a book made out of love wow visitors at the National Farm Toy Show

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Sometimes it is the little things that make something special.  That extra thing that someone did or said. This year at the National Farm Toy Show, that little thing was a book that Richard Marcott’s daughter Julie Blegos made for her dad. Right before he left for the show that is held in Dyersville, Iowa […]

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