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The program includes photos taken when the building was constructed and photos taken over the years until its demolition in the late 1980s.

Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House A lot of guys have had a lot of fun joking about Henry Ford because he admitted one time that he didn't know history. He has made more history than his critics ever read.Learn about William and Katherine Butterworth, the only couple to live in the house.Duration: 30-45 minutes, including questions Learn about the unique indoor swimming pool that was built in 1917.A Victorian Christmas Learn about the Christmas traditions that began during the Victorian era. John Deere's Trip West Follow John Deere's journey from Vermont to Illinois and learn why and how he settled in Moline, Illinois.Houseboats on the Mississippi The Deere family has had a long history of boating.George Ferris, born in Galesburg, IL, gave that and more with his revolutionary Ferris Wheel.

Here about his brilliant invention, one that endures today as the icon of fairs and carnivals everywhere.

Duration: 30- 45 minutes, including questions Victorian Ladies' Clothing Looks back at the wonderful era of women's clothing from the 1860s to 1910.

Duration: 30- 45 minutes, including questions Deere-Wiman Gardens Learn about the Deere-Wiman grounds through historical photos and current photos of the beautiful gardens.

Guided tours of the Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House may be scheduled on weekdays or on Sundays, July 9 - August 27. Topics: Deere-Wiman House Learn about the architecture of the house built in 1872 and the four generations of John Deere's descendants who lived there.

Duration: 30- 45 minutes, including questions Butterworth Center The home, built in 1892, has undergone several changes over the years and has grown to three times its original size.

Learn about the family’s houseboats that cruised up and down the Mississippi River in the late 1800s and early 1900s.