Oct

9

2018

Celebrate WDM History October 21

The West Des Moines Historical Society and West Des Moines Community Schools, along with the City of West Des Moines, will celebrate the end of the city’s 125th birthday with day full of history Saturday, October 20 from 9am-1pm at Jordan Creek... 

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Sep

27

2018

A Death in the Family

The mirrors are covered, black crepe ribbons are on the door and the ladies of the house are airing out their black dresses. There’s been a death in the family, and Joan Ferry will talk about Victorian death customs, some familiar, some not. Sunday,... 

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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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