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  1. http://www.republicchaptersar.org/ Chapter meetings are generally held on the third Saturday of the month, at 12:00 Noon. We have a variety of interesting speakers and our own members give presentations on their Patriot Ancestors. Come a little bit early, so you can order your lunch before the meeting starts at Noon. View full record
  2. As an organization, the Des Moines Historical Society believes: ...history is important to maintaining and developing the character of a city. ...history brings a community together. ...preserving our past helps guide our path to the future. ...history is meant to be shared. ...bringing together like-minded individuals has greater impact. ...we must stop the loss of Des Moines history. ...everyone has a story. ...learning history can be fun, engaging and worthwhile. http://www.desmoines...calsociety.org/ The Des Moines Historical Society is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with the mission to promote the preservation and study of the history and heritage of Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines Historical Society P.O. Box 8038 Des Moines, IA 50301 info@desmoineshistoricalsociety.org Like this View full record
  3. This gives us an opportunity to share with you information about the Historical Society... Highlight programs and activities that you are encouraged to participate in ... Provide some interesting historical information about people, places and organizations in the Urbandale community. The Urbandale Historical Society was organized in 1975 by a small group of residents meeting at the Urbandale Library and later at Olmsted School. The first presidents were Larry Hindert, Edwin Spiller, Robert Lamb, and Dave Hartsook. Madeline Kaloides took office in 1986. http://www.urbandale...calsociety.org/ Purpose and Objectives The purpose of the Urbandale Historical Society shall be to collect, preserve and maintain historical memorabilia of Urbandale. The objectives of the Society are to educate and to make available to all people information pertinent to the development and growth of the area immediately surrounding and including the city of Urbandale, Polk County, and Iowa. Future Goals Increase membership in the Historical Society and members’ participation Continue historical research and collection Prepare educational displays in the barn Continue improvement to the rooms of the Olmsted-Urban House Complete major maintenance projects for the upkeep of the property Increase long-range fundraising efforts Encourage greater community involvement Urbandale Historical Society 4010 - 70th St., Urbandale, Iowa 50322 ~ 515-270-2917 info@urbandalehistoricalsociety.org View full record
  4. Located in Polk City, Iowa the Big Creek Historical Society (BCHS) was established in 1993. BCHS operates a museum displaying Big Creek area artifacts and history. The museum is located in the historic City Hall at 112 3rd Street. The organizations name was taken from the name of the original settlement built on the banks of Big Creek - Big Creek Settlement founded in 1850 by George and Hester Beebe. BCHS is active in the community promoting the rich history of the Big Creek area. http://www.polkcityhistory.org/ Monthly meetings are held at the museum located at 112 3rd Street, Polk City, on the 3rd Monday of each month. Meeting time is 6:30 pm April through October and 1:30 pm November through March. We invite you to join us to meet our members and get involved with preserving the history of the Big Creek area. The Big Creek Historical Museum is open the second Sunday of the month April to November from 1-3 p.m. Special arrangements can be made to visit the museum by appointment by contacting the Big Creek Historical Society. History and artifacts of the area are on display and a variety of programs are available. Located in Polk City, Iowa the Big Creek Historical Society (BCHS) was established in 1993. BCHS operates a museum displaying Big Creek area artifacts and history. The museum is located in the historic City Hall at 112 3rd Street. The organizations name was taken from the name of the original settlement built on the banks of Big Creek - Big Creek Settlement founded in 1850 by George and Hester Beebe. BCHS is active in the community promoting the rich history of the Big Creek area. View full record
  5. Located near the center of Polk County, the City of Ankeny is situated approximately six miles north of Des Moines on U.S. Highway 69, served by I-35 interchanging with I-80 four miles south of the city. John Fletcher Ankeny and his wife, Sarah acquired the 80-acre tract of land, on which the town of Ankeny was originally developed, on July 11, 1874. The following year, on April 19, 1875, Ankeny and his wife laid out the plan for the city, which bears their name, and recorded the plot three days later on April 22. http://www.ankenyhistorical.org/ Open Houses: Tour our museums the first Sunday of each month April to November from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Or by appointment. Meetings are held in the house museum basement at 301 SW 3rd St. View full record
  6. The Polk County Historical Association (PCHA) celebrated its thirty-fifth birthday in June 2009 having achieved over three decades of service to our community by preserving the area’s past and on-going history. On a Sunday afternoon in 1974, forty-one organizers accepted a mandate to make the past part of the present and to ensure that past and present will be part of the future for Polk County citizens. Initial officers were Glenn Hooker, President; Walter Crutchfield, Vice President; Jim Gardner, Vice President; Elizabeth Brown, Secretary; Lacona Padgett, Treasurer, Louise Frisbie, Quarterly Editor, and “Bud” Dixon, Clerk of the Court for Polk County as ex officio member of the Polk County Historical Commission. The Clerk of the Court office donated the services of Lacona Padgett, librarian for the Polk County Historical Library, contributing eight hours weekly for PCHA record keeping. Space was also provided for a PCHA office. http://www.polkcountyhistory.org/
  7. Our Mission The Purpose for which the Polk County Historical Society is organized shall be: to encourage the study, knowledge, and understanding of the history of Polk County, Oregon; to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret objects and publish information relating to the history of Polk County; to acquire, exhibit, and interpret the material culture of Polk County; to build, operate and maintain a historical museum or museums in Polk County. http://www.polkcountyhistoricalsociety.org/ The Polk County Historical Society invites you to visit the Polk County Museum. Our 14,000-square-foot facility is located about eight miles west of Salem in the middle of the Willamette Valley, near the junction of Highway 99 W and Highway 22 W. This site along Highway 99W is not far from the old Southern Route, a well-used immigration trail that stretched from Fort Vancouver all the way to California. Polk County, named for President James K. Polk, was established in 1845 and has a rich early pioneer heritage.
  8. Ronald

    Welcome to Polk TX

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  9. We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  10. We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  11. Ronald

    Welcome to Polk GA

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  12. Guest

    Welcome to Polk WI

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon! View full record
  13. We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  14. Guest

    Welcome to Polk MO

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon! View full record
  15. Ronald

    Welcome to Polk MO

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  16. Guest

    Welcome to Polk MN

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon! View full record
  17. We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  18. Guest

    Welcome to Polk NE

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon! View full record
  19. Ronald

    Welcome to Polk NE

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  20. Guest

    Welcome to Polk IA

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon! View full record
  21. Ronald

    Welcome to Polk IA

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  22. Ronald

    Welcome to Polk FL

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  23. Ronald

    Welcome to Polk AR

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon!
  24. Guest

    Welcome to Polk OR

    We created this page to display county information for each state. Our team is engaged in building out the content to populate this page, sharing genealogy and history information. In the near future, we will be adding our library records which contain Books, Newspapers, Photos, Postcards, and other unique materials. Some of these are being presented to connect descendants with their family heirlooms (postcards, journals, Bibles). These library records will also be useful to those wanting assistance in finding an entry for their ancestors; we will perform "lookups" as time permits. If you have suggestions for content or basic input on the website, send us a message. We would be happy to incorporate your ideas. As we continue to populate this page, it should become more useful in your research so please check back soon! View full record
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