Thanks to funding from the State Historical Society of Iowa, Inc. and the talents of Conjunction Media, the West Des Moines Historical Society has 6 informative videos and supporting curriculum which can be utilized by educators, free of charge! These videos introduce concepts and history normally explored during tours of the Jordan House Museum, including:
- The Underground Railroad in Iowa
- Iowa Women and the Underground Railroad
- One Room Schoolhouses
- Rule Maker vs. Rule Breaker
- The John Brown Freedom Trail
- Iowa in Times of War
These videos can be used as a stand-alone lesson, or combined with a live virtual tour of the Jordan House Museum. To receive a link to a video or to schedule your live virtual tour, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (515) 225-1286.