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Monthly board meeting

January 05, 2015 - Monthly board meeting at 6pm

Winter Closing of Museum

January 01, 2015 - Museum will be closed January and February 2015 and will be back open March 3rd.

Time

December 25, 2014 - We wish we could repeat it, we dream of what the future holds, but today it is on top of time.

Holiday hours

December 23, 2014 - The museum will be open Dec. 23, 26 and 30th.

About Us

Greater Shenandoah Historical Society
800 W. Sheridan Ave, Shenandoah, IA 51601
712-246-1669

 

Hours:

Tuesday through Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

Mission Statement

The Greater Shenandoah Historical Society is a non-profit, educational institution dedicated to the collection, preservation, presentation and interpretation of significant historical information and artifacts from the western half of Page County, Iowa and the eastern third of Fremont County, Iowa.

 

Institution Values

The Greater Shenandoah Historical Society recognizes its position as the principal historical organization for the Shenandoah area and its role as advocate of area history. The Society believes history is an essential part of the fabric and identity of the area, and holds the following institutional values:

 

Love of History

The love of history drives the Society in its attempt to collect, preserve, store and display the history of the greater Shenandoah area.

 

Preservation

Through preservation, the Society aims to retain knowledge of Shenandoah’s past and make it accessible to those interested in the area’s rich history

 

Rediscovery of the Past

Access to the area’s history allows those interested in the area to rediscover and relive their own pasts.

 

Education and Understanding

The Society aims to help educate its visitors, to promote a deeper understanding of the Greater Shenandoah area and its history, and to give the visitors a fuller appreciation of all the area has to offer.

 

Board of Directors

Ron Oestmann - President
Pat Perkins - Vice President
Linda Haldane - Treasurer
Toni Graham - Secretary
Joan Schebaum
Spike Spargur
Jeannie Webb
Lillian Irvin

Museum Director

Sallie Brownlee

Committee members

John Greenleaf- Building
Derry Wolford-Building
Ralph Braymen-Building
Chuck Irvin-Exhibits
Molly Winegardner-Exhibits
Keith McCall-Exhibits
Linda Tyler-Hospitality
Bill Greenleaf-Archives
Pat Aust- Sites & Tours
Dick Hunt- Sites & Tours
Jeannine Liljedahl- Program
Elinor Sharp- School House
Lucille Mathis- School House
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