Ushers Ferry Historic Village


Ushers Ferry Historic Village provides the citizens of Cedar Rapids and Eastern Iowa with a venue for family friendly activities, events and programs that build community from the historical perspective of a small Iowa town at the turn of the 20th century.

Located on a ten acre site in beautiful Seminole Valley Park, Ushers Ferry features 20 historic buildings that depict life in a small Iowa town between the years of 1890 and 1910.

The main village web site is available online at http://www.ufhv.com. Or, learn more about specific topics via the links below.

Village Events
Come to the village for special events all year long!

Village Programs
Ushers Ferry Historic Village offers educational programs and activities that promote and build community from the historical perspective of a small Iowa town at the turn of the twentieth century.  The Village encourages visitors to get involved in history by offering many interactive, hands-on experiences.

Flood Recovery
The flood of 2008 caused considerable damage to grounds and buildings. Thanks to the efforts of local and national volunteers, local businesses and city employees, Ushers Ferry has nearly completed their flood recovery and is now looking forward toward future opportunities.

Ushers Ferry Theatre Company
Enjoy an entire season of historic theater with the Ushers Ferry Theatre Company.