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The Belgium Connection Exhibit

Event Details

November 10, 2015 — March 12, 2016
Location: Grout Museum of History & Science
503 South Street
Waterloo, Iowa/50701
Contact Name: Jordan Walker
Email: jordan.walker@gmdistrict.org
Phone: 3192346357
Website: https://www.groutmuseumdistrict.org/calendar/the-belgium-connection-lou-henry-hoover-belgium-lace-and-the-battle-of-waterloo-D11102015.aspx

Event Description

Waterloo native Lou Henry Hoover is featured in Lou Henry Hoover from Waterloo to the Whitehouse & World War I Belgian Embroidered Flour Sacks. Exhibits on loan from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum.

Join Lou and husband Herbert Hoover in humanitarian efforts in Belgium during WWI and their subsequent journey to the White House.

Complete the Belgium experience as you explore the battle of Waterloo. Miniaturist David Kay from Spokane, Washington has spent years painting over 8,000 miniatures which depict the famous battle. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this epic battle and one of a kind masterpiece, The Battle of Waterloo: In Miniature.

Three exhibits – one common connection.

Sponsors: Tim & Kathy Brodahl, Christine Casey, Magee Construction