Oct

13

2017

Home for the Holidays

Tour the decorated Jordan House and Bennett School the first two Sundays in December! Sunday, December 3 and 10 1pm-4pm both days The Jordan House and Bennett School welcome visitors to experience the holidays in two historic settings! Your... 

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Sep

12

2017

Hold Your Next Meeting at the Jordan House

Looking for a unique setting for your next small gathering, holiday party or club meeting? The historic Jordan House and Bennett School are available to rent. Bring your own food, or use any caterer. (food restrictions apply at both locations, call... 

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Jul

26

2017

Chili For Change!

Friday, October 6 5:30-7pm Bennett School 4001 Fuller Road Join us for a delicious evening of chili, home-pressed apple cider and sweet treats! The West Des Moines Historical Society will offer many delicious varieties of chili, from Con Carne... 

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Jul

10

2017

Jordan Scholar JJ Kapur Named National Speech Champion

JJ Kapur, Jordan Scholar class of 2017, recently competed in the National Speech and Debate Championships. After 13 rounds of competition, JJ was named the National Champion in Original Oratory. Titled “Let’s Dance,” JJ’s composition... 

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Jul

7

2017

WDMHS Receives Prairie Meadows Grant!

Our enthusiastic thanks to Prairie Meadows for their recently announced Community Betterment Award to the West Des Moines Historical Society. WDMHS will receive $7,500 for the recently developed enhanced curriculum projects focusing on the Underground... 

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