Sep

20

2018

Tours Friday and Sunday

Learn about history in the place it happened! One hour guided tours of the Jordan House are offered every Friday and Sunday, beginning at 11am and 1pm. Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for youth Read More →

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Jul

17

2018

The Iowa Files

The West Des Moines Historical Society, in partnership with the West Des Moines Public Library, present “The Iowa Files,” a new lecture series focusing on the people, places and events that make Iowa so interesting! Every program begins... 

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May

19

2018

Discover Decoration Day May 20

We hope you will join us at the Jordan House Sunday, May 20 as we Celebrate Decoration Day with the West Des Moines Parks and Rec Department and West Des Moines Community Band, from 1-3pm. Due to preparing for this event, there will not be an 11am... 

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Mar

21

2018

Launch of Local History Network

A new statewide program from the State Historical Society of Iowa, the Local History Network, was launched Tuesday, March 20. It’s designed to help historical organizations access training opportunities and professional expertise from other community-history... 

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