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December 28 State Historical Museum receives $5,000 grant from The UPS Foundation
December 24 WHTC hosts 7th Annual Xtreme Winterfest Bike Ride Jan. 3
December 23 Free, indoor activities at State Historical Building next week
December 18 Historical records advisory board meets Friday
December 17 Historic Site Preservation Grants announced
December 15 New exhibit of Iowa’s historical paintings opens Saturday
December 11 Vintage and antique dolls and toys show in Council Bluffs
December 8 Book group discusses Robert Sayre book about “essential” Iowa Dec. 17
December 8 State Historical Museum cancels Tuesday’s breakfast for volunteers
December 4 Historical Museum holds 3rd Annual “Breakfast with Santa”
November 24 Celebrate “Holidays on the Trails” at WHTC Dec. 5-7
November 19 “Fall into Winter” festival at Historical Museum Nov. 28
November 18 State Historical Society of Iowa board meets this week in Waverly
November 14 Historical Museum holds 3rd Annual “Breakfast with Santa”
November 13 Civil War battle flag returns to Capitol Building Friday
November 12 State Historical Library book group meets Nov. 19
November 7 Disaster relief workshop set for Nov. 15 in Cedar Rapids
November 5 “History for Lunch” features author and birder Thomas H. Kent Nov. 19
October 30 SHSI announces special round of preservation grants
October 29 Historical Museum to open World War I exhibit on Veterans Day
October 17 “History for Lunch” features author Barry H. Landau
October 17 Reel in fun and rainbow trout at Western Historic Trails Center
October 16 Meskwaki artifacts to be discussed Nov. 2 in Council Bluffs
October 13 Public meetings scheduled to assess the state of archives and records in Iowa
October 13 Historical Museum hosts fourth annual “Museum Monster Mash” Oct. 26
October 10 Iowa Historical Foundation gala set for Oct. 24
October 8 WHTC hosts “Geocache the Bluffs – Part Deux” Oct. 17-18
October 7 State Historical Library book group meets next week
October 3 Mary Barton Quilt collection on display at Historical Museum
October 2 “History for Lunch” features author Barry Landau Oct. 23
September 30 Iowa Historical Foundation gala set for Oct. 24
September 24 National Register of Historic Place workshop next week in Denison
September 22 State Historical Library announces 2008-2009 book group schedule
September 15 New biography recounts life, career of Iowa politician James B. Weaver
September 11 Book fair at Barnes & Noble in West Des Moines on Sunday
September 10 SHSI seeks Civil War Sesquicentennial Advisory Committee members
September 9 Historical Museum opens pottery exhibit Saturday
September 8 Historical Museum to celebrate life, work of George Washington Carver
September 3 Statewide historic preservation conference Sept. 19-20 in Sioux City
August 28 “Creative Gathering” at Western Historic Trails Center Sept. 11-13
August 28 Explore Iowa potters and potteries in “Made From Mud”
August 27 National Register of Historic Place workshops in Cantril, Denison
August 26 Smithsonian’s White House exhibit opens next week at Historical Museum
August 26 Historic Site Preservation Grant applications due Sept. 15
August 18 Statewide historic preservation conference Sept. 19-20 in Sioux City
August 1 Historical Museum marks 75th anniversary of historic “Alley Oop” comic strip
July 17 SHSI awards nearly $650,000 in REAP/HRDP grants
July 15 White Catfish Camp commemorates Corps of Discovery and the Mormon Battalion trek to California July 26-27
July 15 State Historical Museum announces Fall 2008 exhibit schedule
July 10 Workshops, tours, slumber party highlight genealogy, research program
June 27 Western Heritage Trails Center will hold Independence Day celebration
June 25 White Catfish Camp commemorates Corps of Discovery July 26-27
June 20 Three Iowa students win National History Day competitions in Maryland
June 17 Iowa Historic Preservation Alliance and National Trust for Historic Preservation make tip sheet available to Iowans affected by flooding
June 13 State Historical Building closed Saturday and Sunday
June 12 Blues Before Sunset June 13 Concert Cancelled
June 12 SHSI cancels National Register of Historic Places meetings in Anamosa
June 6 State Historical Museum celebrates Flag Day June 14-Cancelled
May 30 State Historical Building will close June 21-22 for 2008 Hy-Vee Triathlon
May 30 Negro league baseball star and Civil Rights pioneer Art Pennington at WHTC June 14
May 23 State Historical Library to get “wild” Wednesday with “The Big Read”
May 20 10th Annual Save Our Stuff preservation seminar June 6 at Historical Building
May 19 SHSI announces historic preservation, community history awards
May 19 “Hearts of Freedom” May 30 and June 1 at Historical Building
May 9 History for Lunch lecture series continues next week in Iowa City
May 5 26 history students earn trip to national contest in Maryland
May 5 International Day for Sharing Life Stories at DMACC May 16
May 5 State Historical Library brings NEA’s The Big Read to Newton Tuesday
May 5 State Historical Library presents “The Call of the Wild” movie Thursday
April 30 State Historical Society ready to assist Iowans impacted by flooding
April 29 25 Iowa students earn trip to National History Day national contest
April 28 State Historical Library brings NEA’s The Big Read to Central Iowa
April 24 Iowa students to participate in National History Day state competition
April 18 Museum’s film series features “In the Mirror of Maya Deren” May 1, 3
April 18 State Historical Society marks National Historic Preservation Month
April 17 State Historical Library brings NEA’s “The Big Read” to Iowa City
April 16 National Register of Historic Places workshop May 9 in Decorah
April 11 State Historical Library launches “The Big Read” in Council Bluffs
April 11 State Historic Preservation Office receives $45,300 Preserve America grant
April 11 SHSI awards more than $121,299 in REAP/HRDP grants
April 9 History for Lunch lecture series continues next week in Iowa City
April 8 WHTC events Saturday, Sunday
April 4 Historical Museum puts Explorer I, III satellite artifacts on display next week
April 3 Blues Before Sunset Launches 7th Annual Summer Concert Series
April 2 Forum to address immigrant and immigration issues in Iowa
March 26 “Our Brand is Crisis” next in Historical Museum’s film series
March 25 Prize-winning author to discuss The Mormon Trail Revisited
March 25 Historical Society board meets Thursday in Ames
March 24 Historical Society’s book club explores A Son of the Middle Border
March 20 Historical Resource Develop Program application deadline is May 15
March 20 Iowa Historical Foundation names executive director
March 17 USS Iowa silver service polished, prepped for new display
March 13 State Historical Society issues call for board nominations
March 7 WHTC to present “Shady Ladies of the West” March 15
March 7 “History for Lunch” lecture series continues Wednesday in Iowa City
March 6 State Historical Library to launch “The Big Read” in Iowa
February 29 National History Day district competition begins Saturday
February 26 Historical Museum to host Irish Fest March 17
February 22 “Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme” next in Historical Museum film series
February 20 State Archives celebrates Black History Month
February 13 Display of President Lincoln documents extended through Feb. 29
February 1 State Historical Library in Iowa City reprises “History for Lunch” lecture series
January 30 WHTC explores Underground Railroad Sunday
January 29 State Historical Society board meets Wednesday
January 25 “Genghis Blues” next in Historical Museum film series
January 25 Iowa Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission to kick off events
January 24 Make old-fashioned valentine’s cards at Valley West Mall Feb. 9-10
January 9 Historical Society’s book club explores In No Time at All
January 8 Museum’s film series features “The War Room” Jan. 17, 19

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