Preserving the past,
looking toward the future.
The Johnson County Historic Poor Farm provides a public space for connecting to the land and local history through inclusive, community-led opportunities.
Where We've Been
Recognizing and recording the history of the Johnson County Historic Poor Farm.
Where We Are
Preserving and giving back to the land
and our surrounding communities.
We are fortunate to also partner with a number of agencies, organizations, and departments:
Backyard Abundance, Builders of Hope, 4 C’s Community Coordinated Child Care, Confluence Landscape Architecture, Discovery Cottage Preschool, The Housing Fellowship, Trust Fund of Iowa City, Iowa City Genealogical Society, Iowa City Historic Preservation, Iowa City Neighborhood & Development Services, Iowa City Building & Inspection Services, Iowa Vocational and Rehabilitation Services, Mayor’s Youth Empowerment Program, RDG Planning & Design, Systems Unlimited