Launch of Local History Network

March 21, 2018 12:53 pm

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 groups and the State Historical Society, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.

West Des Moines Historical Society Board of Director President Scott Hatfield was part of the launch and celebration. Scott is pictured with Lt. Governor Adam Gregg. More information is available at