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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 »

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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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“Map of My Kingdom” tackles critical issue of farm land transition

  WATERLOO, Iowa –The Grout Museum of History & Science in partnership with Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area will be presenting a live reading of “Map of My Kingdom”… Read the full story »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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