Western Heritage Trails Center will hold Independence Day celebration

For immediate release June 27, 2008


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

(COUNCIL BLUFFS) –The Western Historic Trails Center will host the annual Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration with fireworks, kid’s games and prizes, food and entertainment.

Tickets purchased in advance are $5 per car, or $10 per car at the door. Call 712-366-4900 for more information. WHTC encourages attendees to bring bug spray and lawn chairs. Picnic dinners are allowed, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.


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. Please visit www.iowahistory.org or call 515-281-5111 for more information.

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