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    Silos & Smokestacks to host 25th Anniversary auction


    Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will launch its 25th Anniversary Online Auction on Monday, Nov. 8 at 8 a.m.


    The SSNHA auction is a perfect way to kick off the holiday shopping season. Bid on artwork, unique packages, and heritage area travel experiences. Featured auction items include:


    • National Park Passport Starter Kit: Start your National Park adventure with this starter kit including an NPS Passport, NPS Patch, Field Notes Book and Magnets.
    • Ag Adventure Starter Kit: Start your Ag Adventure today with this complete kit! It Takes an Iowan T-shirt, tote bag, water bottle, and four postcards.
    • Weekend in Dubuque: Overnight stay at the historic Four Mounds Inn & Conference Center with passes to the Dubuque Museum of Art, National Mississippi River Museum, and Mathias Ham Historic Site.


    The 25th Anniversary Auction closes on Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. Bid increments are in $5 or $10 depending on the item. Visit to view a complete list of auction items and place bids. Proceeds benefit Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area and its programs.


    Through a network of sites, programs and events, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area tells the story of farm life and agribusiness—past and present. Visitors can learn about and experience agriculture at a variety of museums, historic sites, and farms. One of 55 federally designated heritage areas in the nation, Silos & Smokestacks is a partner of the National Park Service. The heritage area covers 37 counties in the northeast quadrant of Iowa.



    National Park Passport Starter Kit: Photo

    Ag Adventure Starter Kit: Photo

    Four Mounds Inn & Conference Center – Overnight in Dubuque: Photo

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