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Mines of Spain Recreation Area

Registered as a National Historic Landmark, the history of the Mines of Spain dates back more than 8,000 years. From prehistoric Indian cultures to the European settlers who gave the… Read the full story »

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UNI Museums

Imagine a time when breakfast was more than a latte, lunch didn’t come from a drive-thru and dinner was a daily family affair. This summer’s featured exhibit at the UNI… Read the full story »

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Bus Grants Available to Schools within Northeast Iowa

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is pleased to announce $12,000 is available through the 2009-2010 SSNHA Bus Grant Program to help schools in Northeast Iowa… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Offers New Grant Program for Interpretive Planning

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is offering a new grant program to assist in planning of interpretative projects focused on preserving and telling America’s agricultural… Read the full story »

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Book Talk to Explore Iowa’s Agricultural Revolution

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) and the Hardin County Farm Museum will be hosting a book talk for “Industrializing the Corn Belt: Agriculture, Technology, and… Read the full story »

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Volume 9 Issue 2

In This Issue… New Additions AmeriCorps NCCC Information Session Thematic Writing Workshop 2009 History Day Award Winners Experiencing the Heritage Area $12,000 Available for Bus Grants Spreading the Word this… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks to Host Free Information Session on AmeriCorps NCCC

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will be hosting a free information session on how your community or organization can utilize AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps… Read the full story »

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2009 Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is currently accepting entries for the 2009 Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest. The contest, which runs through September… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Awards Grants to Tell the Story of American Agriculture

Northeast Iowa–Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) has awarded $47,128 in grants to help sites, communities and organizations tell the story of American agriculture in northeastern Iowa. With $91,928… Read the full story »

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2009 Golden Silo Awards Honor Northeast Iowa Cultural Organizations

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) honored the best in heritage development during their Annual Golden Silo Awards Luncheon, Wednesday, April 8, 2009. More than 70… Read the full story »

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