O'Fallon Historical Museum
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This five-building museum features the old jailhouse, two homestead houses, antique cars, homestead antiques, dinosaur bones, and much more. You can also check out the old teepee rings and wagon ruts leftover from the old days.
The O’Fallon Museum is actually several museums in one. The original O’Fallon Museum was first located in the old library and then moved to the former jail and sheriff’s living quarters in 1975. This building houses Steer Montana, “The World’s Largest Steer.” It was born east of Baker in 1923. Steer Montana grew to 5’ 11” in height and weighed 3,980 pounds. Other exhibits in the museum include a 1920 parlor, kitchen, homestead items, a beauty parlor, World War I and II displays, a Christmas store, a drug store, Indian artifacts, and much more.
The world's largest steer weighed as much as the
the combined weight of eleven professional football linesman.
The Forrest Duffield Museum is a private museum that faithfully portrays a way of life in the area in the early part of the 20th century. The museum is a replica of a clam shack. Some of the contents are a Majestic cook stove which was truly the heart of the home with a warming oven and
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