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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