The Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Association was founded in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa in 1950 with a gathering of 15 steam engines and 8 separators. The annual Old threshers Reunion, always held five days ending Labor Day, is one of the largest celebrations of our agriculture heritage and attracts visitors from across North America and around the world.
The Old Threshers Reunion provides the visitor with a variety of enjoyable experiences and memories for the entire family to share. A wide array of attractions ranging from operating steam engines, antique tractors, antique cars, antique trucks, gas engines, steam trains, electric trolleys, horses and wagons, agriculture exhibits, interpretive historical exhibits, educational programs, and demonstrations are available to visitors. Old Threshers also offers museum tours, a facility capable of hosting bus tours and camping rallies from mid-spring to mid-fall, and the unique Museum of Repertoire camping rallies from mid-spring to mid-fall, and the unique Museum of Repertoire Americana containing memorabilia of early theatre days.
Old Threshers grounds and McMillan Park