Historic Sites

Upcoming Events & Programs at WHTC

Ongoing Events

All events listed here take place at the Western Historic Trails Center and are free unless otherwise noted.

For more information contact:

Western Historic Trails Center
3434 Richard Downing Avenue
Council Bluffs
Iowa 51501
Telephone: 712-366-4900

Located in Council Bluffs on 24th Street south of I-80 (exit 1B).

Open Wednesday-Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed: Monday, Tuesday and official state holidays.

Jam and Bread

Thursdays every month, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Local musicians gather at trails center to play old time country, bluegrass, blues, etc. Open to anyone who plays, sings or just wants to listen. Free homemade bread!

Ongoing exhibits and videos interpret four western expansion trails: Lewis & Clark, Mormon Pioneer, California and Oregon.

Click here for all Western Historic Trails Center and State Historical Society of Iowa events.


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