Seed Savers Exchange names Mike Bollinger executive director

Mike Bollinger of Decorah, Iowa, was recently named as executive director of Seed Savers Exchange by its board of directors. Learn more at Seed Savers Exchange names Mike Bollinger executive… 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 »




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 »


“Roman Coins: Women Who Ruled, Women Who Roared” Presented by Sean Ulmer

Cedar Rapids, Iowa— In no society of the ancient world did women enjoy such considerable esteem and power as in that of Rome. Some Roman women would become so powerful… Read the full story »