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Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home

The centennial of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the vote will be celebrated in 2020. Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home honors the Iowan who led the… Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

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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Vote for Silos & Smokestacks “People’s Choice Site of the Year”

WATERLOO, Iowa – Each year, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) celebrates the best in heritage development by presenting the “People’s Choice Site of the Year”. Voted on by… Read the full story »

Topics: Press Releases

Capture the Heart of America: Top Agricultural Photo Contest Winners Announced

  WATERLOO, Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 11th Annual Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest. “Best of… Read the full story »

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Richardson-Jakway Historic Site

Located just two miles south of Aurora, this historic pioneer settlement, once known as Muddville, played a vital role in westward movement as well as pioneer settlement during the 1800s…. Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

Silos & Smokestacks Funds Projects Telling America’s Agricultural Story

  WATERLOO, Iowa –Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) has awarded $50,000 to 10 Heritage Area sites, communities and organizations. Projects funded through the General Grant Program are dedicated… Read the full story »

Topics: Press Releases

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 14th Annual Golden Silo Awards & Barn Party, Friday, Nov. 9, at The… Read the full story »

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Boots and Bow Ties: 14th Annual Golden Silo Barn Party

  WATERLOO, Iowa – Celebrate agriculture Iowa-style with Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) at the “Annual Golden Silo Barn Party,” Friday, Nov. 9. Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage… Read the full story »

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Brucemore

One of only 29 National Trust Historic Sites in the nation, Brucemore holds an important piece of America’s agricultural story. Located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, the Queen Anne… Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

UNI Museums

Comprised of the University Museum and Marshall Center School, UNI Museums offers local and global perspectives within its exhibits. Founded in 1892, the University Museum’s collection now includes more than… Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site