Jul

6

2018

Tour the Historic Jordan House!

One-hour guided tours are offered every Friday, Saturday and Sunday this summer. Visitors will learn stories of abolitionists and pioneers, view original Victorian elegance and learn about history in the oldest home in Polk County. Tours begin at... 

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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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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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