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Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve

As one of the original designated Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area sites, the Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve has been sharing their agricultural connection since 2001. The connection is… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks announces move to new location

  Waterloo, IOWA – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is moving to a new visitor-friendly location. “It is a dream of our board and staff to be in… Read the full story »

Topics: Press Releases

Silos & Smokestacks partners with Main Street on “Project Pollinator”

WATERLOO, Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is partnering with Main Street Waterloo (MSW) to improve the habitat for pollinators in downtown Waterloo.   “The flowers are… Read the full story »

Topics: Press Releases

Brucemore

Brucemore’s bucolic landscape, with its rolling yards, soaring trees, timber-lined pond, and stunning gardens, is more than a beautiful setting. The Brucemore landscape is a time capsule, preserving evidence of… Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

Mathias Ham Historic Site

Dedicated to sharing the rich history of Mathias Ham, the city of Dubuque, life on the Mississippi River, and life during the Victorian era, Mathias Ham Historic Site in Dubuque,… Read the full story »

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Mathias Ham Historic Site named People’s Choice Site of the Year

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Mathias Ham Historic Site has been named the Silos & Smokestacks “People’s Choice Site of the Year.” The Grout Museum District in Waterloo and Brucemore… Read the full story »

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“Map of My Kingdom” tackles critical issue of farm land transition

  WATERLOO, Iowa –The Grout Museum of History & Science in partnership with Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area will be presenting a live reading of “Map of My Kingdom”… Read the full story »

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Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home

The centennial of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the vote will be celebrated in 2020. Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home honors the Iowan who led the… Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

Silos & Smokestacks to host Partner Site Annual Training

Cedar Rapids, IOWA – On April 1 representatives from historical sites, museums, farms and business will gather in Cedar Rapids for Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area’s (SSHNA) 2019 Partner… Read the full story »

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Vote for Silos & Smokestacks “People’s Choice Site of the Year”

WATERLOO, Iowa – Each year, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) celebrates the best in heritage development by presenting the “People’s Choice Site of the Year”. Voted on by… Read the full story »

Topics: Press Releases