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    Silos & Smokestacks celebrating 25 years

    WATERLOO, Iowa —Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is celebrating 25 years in 2021. Iowa’s only National Heritage Area and a partner of the National Park Service, Silos &… Read the full story »

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    Silos & Smokestacks Honors Those Telling America’s Agricultural Story

      Waterloo, IOWA – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) honored the Heritage Area’s finest during its Virtual Golden Silo Barn Party, Nov. 12 Awards are presented to individuals… Read the full story »

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    COVID-19 Resources for Partner Sites

    American Alliance of Museums Click HERE Iowa Economic Development Authority Click HERE COVID-19 in Iowa Click HERE Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Click HERE Sign-up for Silos & Smokestacks eInfo… Read the full story »

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    Brucemore named 2020 People’s Choice Site of the Year

      CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Brucemore has been named the Silos & Smokestacks 2020 “People’s Choice Site of the Year.” The Fossil & Prairie Park & Preserve in Rockford and… Read the full story »

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    Capture the Heart of America Photo contest now open

    Waterloo, IOWA – Entries are now being accepted into the 2019 Capture the Heart of America photo contest. From day-to-day life on the family farm to the ever-changing industry, agriculture… 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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    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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    Silos & Smokestacks Honors Those Telling America’s Agricultural Story

    Silos & Smokestacks Honors Those Telling America’s Agricultural Story Waterloo, IOWA – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) honored the Heritage Area’s finest during its 13th Annual Golden Silo… Read the full story »

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    Grout Museum District to Participate in Collections Assessment for Preservation Program

    GROUT MUSEUM DISTRICT TO PARTICIPATE IN COLLECTIONS ASSESSMENT FOR PRESERVATION PROGRAM [Waterloo, IA]  The Grout Museum District announces that it is one of 75 institutions from across the country selected… Read the full story »

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