New! Videos for Educators

January 13, 2021 11:38 am

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 or call us at (515) 225-1286.