October 24 and 30- Slightly creepy history-filled tours of the "Squirrel Cage" jail. Tours start at 6, 7, and 8 pm; admission $5 per person, members free.
October 31- Trick-or-treat for kids at the "Squirrel Cage" jail; plenty of candy at each cell. Admission $2 per child.
November 8- "History of Southwest Iowa Healthcare" with Robert Warner, M.D., John Schreier from the Daily Nonpareil, Carla Borgaila from the Historical Society, and Richard Warner, D.D.S. 2 pm at The Center, 714 South Main in Council Bluffs; free admission.
Current feature article: Women in the War
Council Bluffs women were military trendsetters. Local nurses were the first females ever permitted in a war zone as a part of Mobile Hospital #1 in World War I. A Council Bluffs woman was the second in the nation to enlist in the WAVES, and the first WAC unit trained in Iowa. Details...
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County Seat Council Bluffs, Iowa
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Society Kicks Off Fundraiser for 1949 C&NW Dining Car!
Ten HSPC has removed the trash from the interior, removed the broken windows, and prepped the inside for the restoration phase. The car will be restored as close as we can to the way she looked when she came off the line in 1949. We Need Your Help!
Click here to make a donation so we can continue with restoration. Thank-you! Your contribution is sincerely appreciated!