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News Releases in 2005

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December 23 Stice folk carvings exhibit to close January 2
December 19 Campfire, Coffee and Conversations January 6 at Western Historic Trails Center
December 8 Warm up the holidays with family events and gift ideas
November 28 Annual open house set for Montauk December 4
November 23 State Historical Museum staff helps Roosevelt students prepare sculpture exhibit
November 22 Holidays on the Trail offers unique gift ideas and events
December 3-4
November 11 Historical Building launches food drive during run of new Wettach exhibit
November 7 SHSI Board of Trustees November Meeting Agenda
November 4 Historical Museum celebrates Victorian Iowa with Family Day Nov. 12
November 2 Historical Museum to honor U.S. veterans Nov. 11
October 28 New exhibit featuring celebrated Iowa photographer A.M. "Pete" Wettach opens November 17
October 28 Historical Museum celebrates Victorian Iowa with Family Day Nov. 12
October 27 See Fire in the Sky from best location in Des Moines' East Village
October 25 Special packaged tour of Honor the Colors exhibit and Civil War artifacts offered for Veterans Day; additional History Hunter tours announced for holiday season
October 17 Celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on November 6
October 7 Have a “Barn Raising Experience” when World Food Festival and Discover Victorian Iowa events converge October 15
September 16 State Historical Museum explores Victorian Iowa with new exhibit Oct. 1 – Nov. 27, 2005
September 15 SHSI Board of Trustees September Meeting Agenda
September 12 State Historical Museum extends run of popular tours of permanent collection and battle flag lab through end of the year
September 1 Auction to Benefit Legendary Bluesman Jimmy "Midnite Cowboy" Pryor Scholarship
August 22 Iowa Historical Boards Visit Storm Lake This Week for Tours, Board Meetings
August 22 SHSI Board of Trustees August Meeting Agenda
August 17 Legendary Des Moines Bluesman Honored with Tribute and Show September 10
July 25 Iowa Historical Museum Expands Popular Vault Tours;
Iowa’s Finest Historic Quilts Available to the Public for the First Time
July 21 White Catfish Camp at Western Historic Trails Center Celebrates Historic Exploration up the Missouri River
July 18 Beat the Heat with Some “Cool” Family Fun at the Historical Museum
July 11 State Historical Museum Expands Vault Tours; Offers Limited Public Access to Quilt Collection
June 22 Old Fashion Independence Day Celebration July 3rd at Western Historic Trails Center
June 16 Iowa Students Take First Place in National History Day Competition in Maryland
June 15 State Historical Museum Opens Quilt Exhibit June 25th; Highlights Include Three Quilts from its Mary Barton Collection
June 14 Historic Preservation Seminar Targets Financial Incentives & Economic Growth
May 16 SHSI Board to Meet May 26 in Muscatine
May 10 Iowa State University Professor Earns Lifetime Achievement History Award
May 9 50 Iowa Students Qualify for National History Day Competition in Maryland
May 9 Literary History Awards Part of National Historic Preservation Week Ceremony
May 9 SHSI Library in Iowa City Earns Kids Count! Award from State Historical Society
May 9 Properties Listed on National Register of Historic Places Earn Recognition
May 9 Local History Projects Earn Statewide Recognition
May 6 East Village Friday Nights Featuring Blues Before Sunset and Street Market Heats Up June 3
April 20 Celebrate Community History during National Historic Preservation Week
April 20 SHSI Unveils Newly Preserved Civil War Battle Flag at the State Capitol Rotunda
April 18 National Register of Historic Places Workshop: May 13, 2005
April 6 "Campfire, Coffee and Conversation" May 6th at Western Historic Trails Center
March 31 Upcoming Events at Western Historic Trails Center 
March 31 Midnight Assassin: A Murder in America's Heartland Book Signing on April 24
March 31 Deputy State Archivist Sought for State Archives and Records Program
March 29 Tour to the Donna Reed Center TheatreMay 14th!
March 28
March 28 Iowa Civil War Battle Flag Project to Receive Donations from Iowa Military and Battle Flag Groups
March 23 Midwest Trail States Lewis & Clark Native American Diplomacy Symposium
March 18 Board of Trustees March Meeting Agenda
March 5 The Road to National History Day State Finals Continues
February 1 Western Historic Trails Center Presents "The Creative Gathering" on February 17-19!
January 26 Des Moines' Most Famous Barbecuer Honored with Special Exhibit
January 21 Board of Trustees January Meeting Agenda
January 14 SHSI's Museum Store Sets Sales Records
January 10 Community Book Day Proceeds Go to State Historical Museum Theatre Program
January 8 State Historical Building Opens Battle Flag Preservation Laboratory for Public Tours
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