RVP~1875

RVP~ 1875 is located in the century-old Milligan Lumber Grain & Coal building. Owner, Robby Pedersen, is a Master Furniture Maker with over 25 years experience, who has built over 800 pieces of historically accurate furniture using only the tools, techniques and finishes used in 1875 Iowa. On display is one of the largest working sets of 19th Century woodworking tools anywhere.  The shop features an 1860’s foot-powered lathe, an 1870’s hand-crank ripsaw, and over 500 different hand planes. The showroom displays over 100 pieces of furniture, each with a story of historical significance.  Robby passionately shares his love of historic furniture making and how it relates to Iowa history with his visitors. RVP~1875 has been named 2013 Outstanding Tourism Business, 2015 Outstanding Retail Experience, and 2016 Outstanding Tourism Attractions in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Tourism Office and the Travel Federation of Iowa.

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May 2022

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  • Jefferson Lyceum Event
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  • Java & Juice
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  • Market to Market Relay
  • Author Series
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  • Chautauqua Program
  • Rotary 100 Year Anniversary Program
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  • Energize the Economy Roadshow
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  • Rock of Ages
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  • BRAG Bike Ride Around Greene County
  • Outdoor Concert: Michael Dowd & Von Ketelsen
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  • Pleasant Hill Memorial
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