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 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 »

Vinton Folk Artist to be featured at La Porte City Museum

Area residents will be treated to an exceptional collection of the works of Vinton resident John F. Kortson at the La Porte City FFA Historical and Ag Museum.  The exhibit… Read the full story »

Museum to Offer Expanded Hours for Fall Season

Museum to Offer Expanded Hours for Fall Season   The La Porte City FFA Historical and Ag Museum will offer expanded hours beginning September 3 and continuing through the remainder… Read the full story »

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 »