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Friends of Mines of Spain Recognized During National Meeting

The Friends of the Mines of Spain received a special award Sept. 5, during the National Association of State Park Directors conference last week for its role in the $1.8… Read the full story »

America’s State Trees Woodland Walk at Mines of Spain Recreation Area

            For now, a few dozen slender saplings, colorful panels and a trail mowed through a sunny hillside mark the beginning of a tree-lined vision. As those just-planted trees grow,… Read the full story »

Seed Savers Exchange to Host 3-Day Seed Workshop

Contact: Grant Olson, Education Coordinator (563) 387-5624 grant@seedsavers.org Decorah, IA—Immerse yourself in the world of seed with experts from Seed Savers Exchange in this three day workshop at Heritage Farm… Read the full story »

New Website and Online Exhibit

The Museums of Story City have a newly published website.  We hope this website will promote the museums and help bring in more visitors.  Thanks to funding through Silos &… Read the full story »

Sheldall Schoolhouse Museum Rehabilitation

The Sheldall Schoolhouse Museum was in need of a new roof, as the old one was moss covered and had begun to leak.  The wood around the windows needed work… Read the full story »

Tiumphs and Tregedies

A ‘full house’ audience of 220 attended our concert ‘Triumphs and Tragedies’ on Sunday st the Union Sunday School.  The first attendees arrived shortly after 1:00pm for a 2:30pm concert… Read the full story »

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New at Heartland Museum in Clarion, Iowa, July 2018

The Birthplace of the 4H Emblem has been added to our complex.  We are quite excited to have a one room schoolhouse on our tour.  The school is known to… Read the full story »

Heritage Assessment & Plan Gains National Recognition

In 2013, the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized Four Mounds Foundation and its consultant team Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company and Frank Edgerton Martin with a Planning & Analysis… Read the full story »