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Bonner Springs, Kansas: Agricultural Hall of Fame: Truman's Plow

A collection of anvils, barbed wire, and a President's plow. Pure Kansas.

630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, KS
I-70 exit 224 and follow the signs. On the west side of N. 126th St.
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Harry Truman's plow.

President Harry Truman’s Plow

The museum exhibits the very walking plow pulled by mules that the former President used while farming in Grandview, Missouri prior to WWI. The well-preserved and shiny plow sits on an Astroturf-topped pedestal that doesn't quite impart its ability to bust sod. Rather it gives it a distinguished and refined look worthy of the World's Only American Presidential Plow.

This is one of the most unusual exhibits in a museum filled with many strange and odd things. Another fascinating exhibit at the museum is the barbed wire manufacturing machine.

[Phil Pasquini, 09/08/2009]
Agricultural Hall of Fame

Cathy Hunter, director, told us, "We have over 300 anvils."

[ Team, 07/05/2007]
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