Featured Tours

Cornell College

11 Locations ~ Curated by Hannah Robertson '18 and Brad Kane '18 under the direction of Professor Catherine Stewart, History Department

Ash Park

7 Locations ~ Curated by Dani Grandinetti '21 under the direction of Professor Catherine Stewart in collaboration with the Mount Vernon Historic Preservation Commission, and with generous assistance from past and present owners of these historic homes.

Mount Vernon History Tours

Welcome to the Mount Vernon History Tours website.  This site has been designed to showcase historic properties in Mount Vernon, Iowa, and highlight some of the history of the city.  At present, three tours are available: Commercial District, Cornell College, and Ash Park Neighborhood. This site is powered by Omeka + Curatescape, a humanities-centered web and mobile framework available for both Android and iOS devices. Read more About Us