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Iowa Country School Preservation Conference: Country School Surprises

Event Details

October 9, 2015 9:00 AM — October 10, 2015 12:00 PM
Location: Iowa Arboretum Conference Center
1875 Peach Ave.
Madrid, IA, 50156
Contact Name: Bill Sherman
Email: wsherman41@gmail.com
Phone: (515) 278-2242

Event Description

The 16th annual country school preservation conference will be held at the Iowa Arboretum Conference Center near Madrid, and at the Boone County Historical Society Oct. 9-10.  This annual event attracts persons interested in learning more about country school history, building preservation, interpretative programming and new publications dealing with these topics.   There will be a discussion of country school stage curtains.  On Saturday there will be a tour of preserved country school buildings and lunch at a vineyard.  You can obtain a copy of the conference program brochure by contacting Bill Sherman wsherman41@gmail.com or 515-278-2242