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  1. Serves Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. http://www.archives.gov/kansas-city/ 400 West Pershing Road Kansas City, MO 64108 Phone: 816-268-8000 E-mail: kansascity.archives@nara.gov* Tuesday-Saturday Research Rooms: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Exhibits: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Closed to the public on Sundays, Mondays, and Federal holidays. View full record
  2. The Iowa Genealogical Society’s mission is to create and foster an interest in genealogy and to aid others in researching their family history. The purpose of the Iowa Genealogical Society is to meet the educational needs of its members and the general public through the acquisition, preservation and dissemination of genealogical, historical and cultural information. IGS was founded in 1965 by a small group of dedicated genealogists who met in members’ houses and carried the original collection in an orange crate. Today, our membership is worldwide and the book collection alone spans
  3. Welcome the the Belle Plaine Area Genealogy Department. We currently do not have our system on line. Please contact us by writing to genealogy@bpiowahistory.com or info@bpiowahistory.com. You may also contact us at 319-434-6093 and leave a message. The museum is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1pm to 4pm. http://www.bpiowahistory.com/ Thank you for visiting the Belle Plaine Area Museum Web Site. The museum will open for its regular schedule on April 4, 2015. We are a volunteer run museum. Our hours currently are the following: Friday 1-4pm
  4. http://villagesofvanburen.com/directory.html?item=1425 205 S. 4th St. Farmington, IA 52626 319-878-4040 or 319-878-3785 The First Congregational Church of Farmington was built in January 1848 and was modeled after the rural New England Churches. It now houses many artifacts and historical items. Open weekends 1p-4p April - October, by appointment or for special events. 2015 Special Events: Museum Crawl: 6/13/15 Open House: 6/13-14, 9-26-27, 10/10-11, 12/5-6, 12/12-13 View full record
  5. The Museum is open from January 15 through November 15: Monday - Friday, 1 to 4. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the museum is also open Sunday 1 to 4. We will happily open at other times by appointment. Send an e-mail any time, call during regular museum hours, or during off hours, call Franklin County Tourism at 1 641 456 5668. http://historyinfranklincounty.org/?page_id=13 Franklin County Historical Museum is located at: 1008 Central Ave W Hampton, IA 50441 +1 641 456 5777 +1 641 456 5660 info@historyinfranklincou
  6. The Mills County Historical Museum is owned and operated by a group of volunteers called the Mills County Historical Society. The Museum does not get governmental support of any kind. Admission to the museum is free and the society holds yearly fundraisers. The land, on which the seven museum buildings stand, is on the east end of the Glenwood Lake Park. The Museum is a 501C-3 organization and is governed by a Board of Directors. Board Meetings are the second Friday of every month. The annual meeting is the first Friday in October. All meetings are open to the public.
  7. Your visit to the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum in Clarinda, Iowa can take you back more than a century when the Midwest was being developed with homes, farming, businesses and schools. Visit the Historical Village and Reminisce Building to see the changes in business, transportation and agriculture from the horse drawn era to the present. http://www.nodawayvalleymuseum.org/ The Nodaway Valley Historical Museum address is 1600 S. 16th Street, PO Box 393, Clarinda, Iowa 51632 Our telephone number is (712) 542-3073. Our email address i
  8. Discover the rich history and heritage of Wapello County, Iowa by winding your way through exhibits as they tell the stories that have been passed down generation to generation. Get a feel for what the settlers of this area would have endured in the early 1800’s. Learn of they’re trying times during the wars and how it shaped local families and the economy, and appreciate the hard work that turned Wapello County’s natural resources into thriving industries and farmland. http://wapellocountymuseum.com/museum/ 242 W Main St, Ottumwa, IA Phone (641) 682-8676
  9. The Historical Museum, which is located at 804 Monroe, which is right off Hwy 18, was established in 1969 to house the many treasurers of the past, reflecting life in Palo Alto County and its residents. The Free Methodist Church was purchased for the first museum, and later an annex was added in memory of the first president of the Historical Society, John Kelly. The Palo Alto County Historical Society maintains the Museum. It is open by appointment for tours: call 712-852-3781 or Chamber of Commerce 712-852-2283. http://www.emmetsburg.com/Visitors/GuideSummary.htm View full
  10. Adel is very proud of its current Museum. It has been beautifully laid out and designed with a great deal of care and love. We are hopefully looking forward to an expansion in the near future, which will provide room for a larger Nile Kinnick collection as well as more treasures from the Orton Family Circus. http://adeliowa.org/museum.page 1129 Main Street Museum Hours: May 15th to Sept 15th , noon to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays Open by appointment other days (please call (515) 993-1032, or Adel City Hall (515) 993-4525 to make an appointment) View full
  11. Carl Campbell was the first person in Knoxville to feel that Marion County needed a Historical Society. In 1937, Carl purchased a collection from John Wright, which consisted of 6 Y2 trailer loads of books, newspaper clippings and Museum articles of local interest. Included in this collection was a fossil collection that and school children became interested in. Mr. Campbell prepared his first exhibit. He traveled to various schools to present his exhibit and discuss Marion County history with the children. In 1951, Carl had attempted to organize a local Historical Society with the sup
  12. The Sioux County Historical Society was founded in 1969 by many people from the Orange City area. The museum was originally located on the lot directly north of the Iowa State bank. In August of 1991 the Historical Society purchased the former Orange Motor property at 120 3rd Street S.W. and moved the museum displays and the old country school house to the new location directly south of the courthouse. The society has since acquired the building on the northwest corner of this lot which housed the long time barber shop and now houses the rug loom and barbershop exhibits. T
  13. Welcome to the Mansion Museum and the Leibrand-Whiteis Research Center! We are closed for regular tours for the season, but you can reach us by appointment. http://www.mansionmuseumforestcityiowa.org/ Call Ruth Leibrand, 641-585-2584, Carol Whiteis, 641-585-2308, or Lois Bush, 641-590-1768. Or email us at info (at) mansionmuseumforestcityiowa (dot) org. Find us at 336 N. Clark St. Forest City, IA 50436. View full record
  14. Hockett House Museum Earlham's history is lovingly preserved in the original 1860's home of founder, David and Mary Hockett. Built in the 1860's, The Hockett House is a typical small settler home. Over tim a dining room, kitchen and two small bedrooms were added and the first room became a parlor. Early settler furniture has been donated from area residents. The daybed came from Earlham's first furniture store, owned by Joshua Thorton in the 1870's. The surronding flowerbeds are representative of late 19th century Iowa gardens. Hockett family memebers have lived in th
  15. Monthly Meetings Decorah Genealogy Association and Winneshiek County Historical Society share their meetings, take turns providing programs and hold alternate business meetings. During the winter months of November, January, February, and March, the two organizations meet on the second Saturday of the month at 1:30 pm, generally in the public meeting room of the Decorah Public Library. During the summer months, April, May, June, August, September, and October, the two organizations meet on the fourth Monday evening of the month at 7:00 pm in the public meeting room of the Decorah Pu
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