Historic Homes for the Holidays Tour
December 3, 2023, Noon - 4:30 pm.
Admission $20 per person. Ticket also qualifies for a special admission price that day only at the Historic General Dodge House.
The Bregant House is Now Open For Tours
Some called it "the doll house." Built specifically to accommodate the physical stature of its occupants, the fireplace mantle was to other people about waist-high. The china cabinet, light switches, doorknobs, windows, bathtub, thermostat and other features were also scaled down. The house at 517 Fourth Street in Council Bluffs was built for Jean and Inez Bregant, who were respectively 45 and 42 inches tall, is truly one of a kind.
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The Black Angel's Secret
Daniel Chester French took time out from his work on the iconic seated Abraham Lincoln in Washington to come to Council Bluffs to create a memorial to Ruth Anne Dodge. Why the Dodge family was so embarrassed over such a priceless work they cancelled the formal dedication has been a mystery... until now.