WHTC events Saturday, Sunday

For immediate release April 8, 2008

 

Contact: Jeff Morgan, Jeff.Morgan@iowa.gov, (515) 281-3858

(DES MOINES) –The Western Historic Trail Center in Council Bluffs is offering a variety of events the whole family will enjoy this weekend. WHTC is at 3434 Richard Downing Avenue in Council Bluffs.

Saturday, April  12
1-3 p.m.
Plant a plant for spring! Western Historic Trail Center is offering a wonderful  family activity. Stop out as family and  plant a plant for your garden this spring. This is a free activity for families.

Saturday, April 12
2 p.m. York Presentation
The Western Historic Trails Center will present Hasan Davis in “York” at 2 p.m. April 12, bringing to life the story of the man who served William Clark as part of the Corps of Discovery. Presented in conjunction with the National Park Service, the theatrical program is free and open to the public. WHTC is at 3434 Richard Downing Avenue in Council Bluffs.

Sunday, April 13
2 p.m.
Unlocking the Mysteries of your Family. Marsha Pilger, Pottawattamie County Genealogical Society, will introduce you into the basics of genealogy and family history research.

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 The State Historical Society of Iowa is 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. SHSI is a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Visit www.iowahistory.org or call 515-281-5111 for more information.

 

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