Monday, October 13, 2014

Ames Historical Society Gallery Talk - Thursday, October 16, 2014

Join us Thursday
For the next Gallery Talk in our series titled
 "Ames Has Been Home to Many"
Presented by Sharon Wirth, Historic Old Town Neighborhood Association and Peter D. Englin, Ph.D., Director of Residence at Iowa State University

Since Ames was platted in 1864, the development of housing has had a major impact on the Ames community. Explore where residential development began, early architecture, early builders, and early connections. The growth of the Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm impacted the growth of housing for students and faculty. Learn how creating a home for many has produced longstanding connections between Iowa State University and the Ames community.   

When: Thursday, October 16th at 7pm
Where: The Octagon Center for the Arts-Main Gallery
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