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News Releases in 2007

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December 28 Historical Society emergency grant helps save historic cottage
December 27 C-SPAN’s Campaign 2008 Bus to visit Historical Building Saturday
December 21 Historic preservation office launches “Hollywood in the Heartland”
December 14 Historical Museum offers “Cabin Fever” Dec. 26-28
December 11 More than $850,000 awarded for historic preservation
December 7 Holidays on the Trails rescheduled for weekend
November 30 Historical Building will close Tuesday to host presidential debate
November 16 “Anthem” explores, exposes American Dream
November 14 Museum puts wildlife dioramas on display Wednesday
November 16 Celebrate “Holidays on the Trail” at WHTC Nov. 30-Dec. 2
November 14 Historical Society book club explores Iowa author
November 14 State Historical Library receives NEA Big Read grant
November 13 State Historical Society board meets Thursday in Jefferson
November 9 “Fall into Winter Family Festival” at Historical Museum November 23
November 9 Western Historic Trails Center observes Veterans Day
November 9 “Lost Nation: The Ioway” film makes western Iowa premiere Nov. 18
November 8 Museum offers special Veterans Day movie
October 30 Historical Museum continues “Breakfast with Santa” tradition
October 29 State Historical Society celebrates sesquicentennial in Sioux City
October 29 Historical Society to rotate battle flags in Capitol Building Tuesday
October 26 Historical Museum presents “An Evening with Mark Halperin”
October 25 Museum movie series offers “BRATS” in November
October 24 Murder mystery movie Monday in Council Bluffs
October 8 Halloween events at the Historical Building
October 4 Trails Center anniversary series celebrates archaeology month
September 28 “Caucus Iowa” reception Oct. 4 at State Historical Museum
September 28 “Lost Nation: The Ioway” film makes world premiere Oct. 11
September 24 State Historical Society to celebrate sesquicentennial in Eldora
September 24 Historical Society’s book group meets Wednesday
September 19 Historical Museum to open “Caucus Iowa” exhibit Oct. 5
September 14 State Historical Society to hold board meeting in Keokuk
September 12 State Historical Museum hosts “Animal Tales” Sept. 22
September 12 “Creative Gathering” at Western Historic Trails Center Sept. 13-15
August 20 Historical Museum announces 2007-2008 film series
August 13 Negro leagues baseball presentation August 25
August 9 Western Historic Trails Center to explore Lincoln Highway
August 3 State Historical Society to celebrate its sesquicentennial in Clear Lake
July 27 Civil War battle flag installation Monday at Capitol
July 17 White Catfish Camp at WHTC this weekend
July 13 State Historical Society to celebrate its sesquicentennial in Gladbrook
July 10 New book club with historical twist opens July 25
June 29 Historical Museum to show documentary on Sioux City Ghosts
June 29 State Historical Society receives prestigious leadership award
June 28 SHSI awards more than $500,000 in REAP/HRDP grants
June 15 WHTC to celebrate two anniversaries June 23
June 14 Montauk historic site to host arts event
June 14 Two Central Iowa students win first place at National History Day
June 13 National Register workshop set for June 29 in Mason City
June 13 Modern art exhibit showcases history of Negro leagues baseball
May 30 Eulenspiegel Puppets to present “Sal Fink” June 19
May 23 State Historical Society board meeting Thursday
May 21 SHSI announces historic preservation, community history awards
May 14 Historical Museum seeks photos of presidential candidates
May 11 21 students win National History Day in Iowa competition
May 8 Celebrate community history during National Historic Preservation Month
May 7 Celebrate Spring and Mother’s Day at Historical Museum
May 3 24 students win National History Day in Iowa competition”
April 26 Iowa students to participate in National History Day state competition
April 19 Landmark film The Bicycle Thief rolls into Historical Museum during “Bike to Work Month”
April 17 Learn about fossil fish at the Historical Museum April 28
April 13 Iowa’s geological history focus of lecture April 21
April 10 Blues Before Sunset Launches 6th Annual Summer Concert Series
April 4 State Hisoricatl Society board meeting Thursday
April 3 National Register of Historic Places workshop April 27
April 2 “Movies at the Museum” film series continues
March 30 Easter “Egg”stravaganza April 7 at Historical Museum
March 22 “Jurassic Park” dinosaur expert to visit Historical Museum
March 15 Reel in Fun, Family and Trout
March 12 National History Day district competition underway
March 6 State Historical Building offers free wireless Internet
March 1 WHTC CANCELS Women’s History Month presentation
March 1 Tonight’s museum movie rescheduled
March 1 Women’s History Month presentation at WHTC
February 16 Historical Museum to screen “Lost Continent”
February 9 Wine and history of jazz in Southwest Iowa
February 7 WHTC to explore Underground Railroad in Iowa
February 6 Iowa student will showcase history on Capitol Hill
February 5 Dinosaurs, geodes, theater, tours and more in February
January 26 State Historical Society Plans Sesquicentennial Celebration
January 25 Battle Flag Ball/Civil War Festival Feb. 17
January 19 Wellmark gives children free admission to dinosaur exhibit
January 17 Iowa Battle Flag kiosk on display at Capitol
January 12 Dinosaur exhibit opens Jan. 20 at Historical Museum
January 12 Historical Museum to screen “House of the Tiger King”
January 2 Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul is Movies at the Museum selection for January
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