Thursday, August 22, 2013

Story City Historical Society Has a New Website

The Story City Historical Society's new website is up and running!  Please check it out at  Their intern for the summer, Hope Mitchell, has also created a wonderful online exhibit about the Sheldall Schoolhouse.  The exhibit can be found on their website here:  Please take a look at the website and let us know what you think.

Ames Historical Society Hoggatt School Event - August 25, 2013

This Sunday is the last Hoggatt School event of the season! Come listen to Pam Riney-Kehrberg present, Connections: The Homestead Act to Pioneer Life.

Sunday, August 25th, 2:15 pm.
Although this is our last scheduled event, Hoggatt School is open by appointment for group tours and programs until October 31. For more information visit our website:
Hope to see you there!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Story City Ice Cream Social and Summer Games - August 18, 2013

Stop by the Sheldall Schoolhouse Museum for the Story City Historical Society's summer ice cream social and outdoor games. Homemade ice cream will be available for a free-will donation. Plenty of outdoor games will be played on the lawn next to the schoolhouse, including croquet, kubb, and more.  If you’ve never played kubb, stop by on Sunday and learn about this Scandinavian wooden block game, fun for all ages.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the afternoon with us!

Date: Sunday, August 18th
Location: Sheldall Schoolhouse Museum, corner of Broad St & Hillcrest Dr, Story City, IA
Time: 1:00-3:00 pm

We look forward to seeing you on the 18th!