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The John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois, showcases rare John Deere tractor models and shares the history of the company that transformed agriculture.
The John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois, showcases rare John Deere tractor models and shares the history of the company that transformed agriculture.

When pioneer blacksmith John Deere invented the self-cleaning, steel plow in 1837, he was trying to ease the burden farmers faced as they toiled in the fields.  In the process, he not only transformed the face of agriculture, but laid the foundation for a company that today is recognized world­wide as a leading provider of eq­uipment for all types of agriculture, lawn and gard­en, and construction-related uses.

John Deere’s story and his family’s many ac­complishments are cele­brated at the John Deere Pavilion, which is dedicated to educating people about agriculture and the Deere legend. And it is not just for people who grew up on a farm, as there is something for everyone, no matter their age or upbringing.

Located in downtown Moli­­ne, Illinois, along the Mississippi River, this glass encased, open-air facility features 14,000 square feet of exhibit space and special wrought iron truss designs soaring...




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