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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Mar

13

2018

Discover Decoration Day

Sunday, May 20 1pm-3pm Jordan House Discover the history behind Decoration Day at the Jordan House! The West Des Moines Community Band will play a concert of patriotic songs from 1:30-3pm. plus the WDM Parks and Rec Department will provide activities... 

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Jan

15

2018

An Evening with Roger Maxwell

Monday, February 19 7pm-8pm West Des Moines Community Schools Learning Resource Center 3550 Mills Civic Park Roger Maxwell is a internationally known musician, composer, staunch civil rights advocate whose amazingly positive outlook has lead to... 

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Jan

15

2018

WDMHS Welcomes New Board Members

We are proud to announce two amazing new members to the WDMHS Board of Directors. Jill Southworth is a semi-retired attorney with a long history of service and volunteering with organizations such as Special Olympics, the State of Iowa and West Des... 

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Jan

11

2018

Historic Tour Planned

Do you own a home or business in Valley Junction/West Des Moines that you’d like to be considered for a planned historic tour this fall? We’d love to hear about it! As part of the WDM 125 celebration, the West Des Moines Historical Society... 

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