Connie's Century Corner Bed and Breakfast - Cresco, Iowa, 52136, United States
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The Borlaug Room

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Dr. Norman Borlaug, native son of Cresco and credited with saving countless lives, was one of the first guests at the B & B in 2005 and slept in this room. And now, it's named after him. He was known as the father of the Green Revolution and was a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He had a passion for fighting world hunger and it has been said that he saved more lives than any other man in history due to his work as a plant scientist. In 1944, he moved to Mexico, built a strong agricultural team and within 12 years produced a disease-resistant wheat that yielded five times the previous harvests, lifting Mexico from famine.

Cresco has an annual Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest each year that runs for three days, Friday – Sunday, usually the last weekend in September.

Amenities

  • Shared Bathroom w/ Original Old Fashioned Claw Foot Tub
  • Central air conditioning
  • Wifi
  • Common Areas (Kitchen, parlor, balconies, yard)
  • Full Hot Breakfast
Connie's Century Corner Bed and Breakfast
322 2nd Street East
Cresco, Iowa, 52136, United States
Call: (563) 547-3350

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Connie's Century Corner Bed & Breakfast

Cresco is a year round playground for anything you would like to do. Hiking, fishing. walking trails, snowmobiling. Within a 20 mile radius of Cresco you can find numerous sites to visit, using Connie's Century Corner Bed & Breakfast as your stopping or resting place for the night.