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    Ackley Heritage Center

    Established in 1987, the Ackley Heritage Center has a long history of preserving the story of Ackley for future generations. The organization has three sites – the Depot Museum, the… Read the full story »

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    Floyd County Museum named 2022 People’s Choice Site of the Year

        Charles City, Iowa – The Floyd County Historical Society Museum has been named the Silos & Smokestacks 2022 “People’s Choice Site of the Year.” The George Maier Rural… 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 Partner Site Annual Training Awards Luncheon, on April 5 in the Waterloo… 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… Read the full story »

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    Floyd County Museum

    In 2021, the Floyd County Museum had a big year. It included a new education program for kindergarten through 12th grade students, hosted Heritage Fest for hundreds of people, had… Read the full story »

    Topics: Spotlight Site

    Brucemore

    For over 30 years, Brucemore has been dedicated to celebrating the history and vibrant artistry of Iowa with local, regional, and national audiences. As Iowa’s only National Trust Historic Site,… Read the full story »

    Topics: Spotlight Site

    Silos & Smokestacks to host 25th Anniversary auction

      Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will launch its 25th Anniversary Online Auction on Monday, Nov. 8 at 8 a.m.   The SSNHA auction is a perfect way… Read the full story »

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    Photo Contest Deadline Approaching

      Waterloo, IOWA – The deadline to enter 2021 Capture the Heart of America photo contest is this Sunday, Oct. 31 at midnight.   From day-to-day life on the family… Read the full story »

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    Silos & Smokestacks Formally Renews Partnerships With Heritage Area Sites

      WATERLOO, Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) together with heritage area sites will formally pledge to continue its commitment to telling the story of American agriculture…. Read the full story »

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    Silos & Smokestacks Celebrating 25 Years with Picnic and Grand Opening

      WATERLOO, Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is having a party! In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, SSNHA is hosting a picnic and Grand Opening for… Read the full story »

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