Campfire, Coffee and Conversations January 6 at Western Historic Trails Center

For immediate release December 19, 2005



Contact: Jeff Morgan, 515-281-3858,

Event: Campfire, Coffee and Conversations
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Date: Friday, January 6, 2006
Place: Western Historic Trails Center, 3434 Richard Downing Avenue, Council Bluffs, Iowa

January’s “Campfire, Coffee, and Conversation” presentation will be a showing of "Forgotten Journey" on Friday, January 6, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. This award-winning Public Television documentary about the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy Saga originally premiered at the Trail Center. “Forgotten Journey” is the epic story of courage and desperate survival – of men and women working together against overwhelming odds to reach their dream of a better life in the West. This free presentation will be in the Western Historic Trails Center theatre. Refreshments and snacks will be available. Please contact K.C. Collins-Hummel at 712-366-4900 or for more information.

The Western Historic Trails Center is operated by the State Historical Society of Iowa, a trustee of Iowa’s historical legacy and an advocate for understanding Iowa’s past. It identifies, records, collects, preserves, manages and provides access to Iowa’s historical resources. Its dual mission of preservation and education serves Iowans of all ages, conducts and stimulates research, disseminates information, and encourages and supports historical preservation and education efforts of others throughout the state.


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