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Share Your Summer Travels in the Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is currently accepting entries for the 2011 “Capture the Heart of America” Photo Contest. From fairs to farms, the contest… Read the full story »

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Entries Sought for Photo Contest Preserving Northeast Iowa’s Agricultural Heritage

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is currently accepting entries for the 2011 “Capture the Heart of America” Photo Contest. The contest seeks to capture the… Read the full story »

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Bus Grants Available to Northeast Iowa Schools for Ag-related Field Trips

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is pleased to announce that $10,000 is available through the SSNHA Bus Grant Program to help schools in Northeast Iowa… Read the full story »

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Workshop to Assist Preservation Groups in Engaging Visitors with Artifacts

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will be hosting the workshop “History in Your Hands: Putting Artifacts to Work” on Thursday, August 4, from 10:00 a.m…. Read the full story »

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Volume 11 Issue 2

In This Issue… Family Farm Secures Permanent Spot in Salon Celebrating History Day History in Your Hands Workshop Partnership Profile: Richardson-Jakway Historic Site $10,000 in Bus Grants Available Preparing for… Read the full story »

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Richardson-Jakway Historic Site

Located just two miles south of Aurora, this historic pioneer settlement, once known as Muddville, played a vital role in westward movement as well as pioneer settlement during the 1800s…. Read the full story »

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Grants for Ag History Projects Awarded to 11 Organizations

Northeast Iowa–Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) has awarded $45,141 to 11 Northeast Iowa sites, communities and organizations to help them tell their own unique part of the American… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area Hosts Summer Day Camps

Northeast Iowa – This summer, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is partnering with Hartman Reserve Nature Center to offer day camps for children in grades 3-6. Throughout the… Read the full story »

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Golden Silo Awards Honor Best in Agricultural Heritage Preservation

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) honored the best in heritage development during their annual Golden Silo Awards Luncheon, Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Regional partners gathered… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks to Honor Best in Agricultural Heritage Preservation

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will be holding their annual Golden Silo Awards Luncheon Wednesday, April 6, from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Sky Event Centre,… Read the full story »

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