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The Grout Museum District

The Grout Museum District consists of four buildings: The Grout Museum of History and Science, the Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, and the Rensselaer Russell House…. 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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Silos & Smokestacks announces new trustees

  WATERLOO, Iowa — Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to the Board of Trustees. They are Barb Lykins,… Read the full story »

Topics: Press Releases

Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve

As one of the original designated Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area sites, the Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve has been sharing their agricultural connection since 2001. The connection is… Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

Silos & Smokestacks announces move to new location

  Waterloo, IOWA – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is moving to a new visitor-friendly location. “It is a dream of our board and staff to be in… Read the full story »

Topics: Press Releases

Silos & Smokestacks partners with Main Street on “Project Pollinator”

WATERLOO, Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is partnering with Main Street Waterloo (MSW) to improve the habitat for pollinators in downtown Waterloo.   “The flowers are… Read the full story »

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Brucemore

Brucemore’s bucolic landscape, with its rolling yards, soaring trees, timber-lined pond, and stunning gardens, is more than a beautiful setting. The Brucemore landscape is a time capsule, preserving evidence of… Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

The Grout Museum District

The Grout Museum District consists of four buildings: The Grout Museum of History and Science, the Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, and the Rensselaer Russell House…. Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

Mathias Ham Historic Site

Dedicated to sharing the rich history of Mathias Ham, the city of Dubuque, life on the Mississippi River, and life during the Victorian era, Mathias Ham Historic Site in Dubuque,… 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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