Jan

3

2019

History After Hours

The West Des Moines Historical Society Presents History After Hours at the Jordan House Museum History After Hours combines a 90 minute tour of the Jordan House museum with a themed craft, lecture or treat! All programs are 6pm-7:30pm, and some are... 

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Dec

31

2018

No Tours January 2019

In order to perform repairs on two ceilings at the Jordan House, there will be no tours January 2019. We will resume our regular tour schedule Friday, February February 1, with tours every Friday and Sunday at 11am and 1pm.  Read More →

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Dec

20

2018

“Pursuit of a Dream”

Trying to find that perfect gift for the history lover? We’ve got you covered! The new book is about James Jordan, his family and work on the Underground Railroad, but that’s not all! In this amazing book by Louise Gately, you’ll learn... 

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Nov

21

2018

History Friday!

Have friends and family in town for Thanksgiving but don’t want to brave the crowds on Black Friday? How about having History Friday and take one of our two tours at the historic Jordan House museum. One hour guided tours are Friday (and Sunday)... 

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Nov

12

2018

Red Tales; Native American Songs and Stories

Ralph Moisa, author and descendant of the Yaqui Nation, and his wife Carol, share Native American stories and drumming as part of their efforts to mend the ‘sacred hoop of life’, to promote a better understanding of all cultures; to bring... 

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