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Jefferson County Farm Bureau Women

May 17, 2017

Jefferson County Farm Bureau Women

Nine Jefferson County Farm Bureau Women members and four guests recently traveled to Bonaparte for their May meeting.

After lunch at Bonaparte Retreat, attendees toured Bonaparte Pottery Works for a program on the history of Bonaparte pottery given by the current owner Marilyn Thomas, who is a self-taught potter.

Bonaparte Pottery is the last remaining pottery works of its kind in Iowa. Archaeological digs have been conducted on the grounds to establish historical evidence of previous pottery operations at the site. More informaton about Bonaparte Pottery can be found at www.bonaparte-pottery.com.

The field trip concluded with a visit to The Dutchman’s Store in Cantril.

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