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Des Moines Historical Society of Des Moines, Iowa
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UPCOMING PROGRAMS(See the photos above)
THE NEXT EVENT - RIVERVIEW by BILL KOOKER -THE NEXT EVENT
The June 18th program is 6:30 p.m. at the Franklin Av. Library. BILL KOOKER will talk and show a PowerPoint about RIVERVIEW and the experiences of his family managing this iconic park.
NEXT QUARTERLY MEETING - July 31, 6 p.m. at North Side Library
LEO LANDIS - History of DES MOINES BASEBALL and how it transformed the national game of baseball.
FUTURE TENTATIVE EVENTS (please check back for verification):
~ Friday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m. - RANDA LeJEUNE HOUSE TOUR - a beautiful, unique Victorian home in Sherman Hill *
~ September 9 - DMHS booth at the CONCOURS DE'ELEGANCE - learn about 'Auto Row' and how the automobile has been a part of Des Moines since the invention of motorcars.
~October 16 - NORM MANDLEBAUM - speaks about the DES MOINES JEWISH COMMUNITY and how it has been a big part of the development of Des Moines - from the 1800's on ...
~November 3 at 1 p.m. - Memorial Lutheran Church Tour
~December 8, Author of book about Robert Ray bringing Hmong to Iowa
* 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!
Occasionally events must be changed, please check this website of the DMHS Facebook page before events for any modifications.
The DMHS received donations of over $1,000 so the NSCDA contributed the additional
$1,000 to Project 1843 at the Birthplace of Des Moines/Fort Des Moines II Memorial Cabin.
THANK YOU NSCDA!!!
There is still work to be done, so please consider helping with a donation to improve the
DM Birthplace Cabin. (Photo - Laura Kozin presenting the check to Jerry Tormey.)
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. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~