1:00 - ​Steve Stimmel talks
​at the Central Library about Auto Row in DM and from 
10 - 4 - The DMHS has a tent at the Concours D'Elegance on 13th Street.

A note about our events...

Unless noted as a members-only event, all programs and events of the Des Moines Historical Society are open to the public. We welcome you to come see what we're about! 
For our members-only events, nonmembers may join DMHS and pay dues in order to participate. See our
membership page for details. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~​


​Occasionally events are changed, please check this page for any modifications.  Thank you. 

The weekends of SEPT. 16 & 17 and 23 & 24 - SHERMAN HILL TOUR.  The DMHS will set up a tent at the Mickle Center, 16th and Pleasant, during the times of the tour from 10 - 4.  The charge for the tour is $15 for one weekend or $20 for both weekends.  Volunteers at the tour receive a ticket to tour for free.  

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS (more details later) - 
~~~ Oct 14, 2017 (Sat.) - 1 p.m. at the Iowa Genealogical Society, 628 E. Grand.  Several authors of books about the history of Des Moines will talk about their books.  (Open to the public.)
~~~ Nov. 2, 2017 (Thurs.) - 6:30 p.m. - tour the Fort Des Moines III Museum on Army Post Road. DMHS members only. *
~~~ Dec.  6, 2017 (Wed.) - 5:30 p.m. - Tour the Ruan Building downtown at 666 Grand and learn about the 100 year history of Bankers Trust. DMHS Members only.  *

* The asterisk denotes a DMHS MEMBERS ONLY EVENT, 

but you may join at the door or in advance online

on the MEMBERSHIP page.   ​SEE YOU THEN! 

​Des Moines Historical Society

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