News & Events
February 11, 2014 - Monthly board meeting at the GSHS museum at 6:00 PM
Museum closed Jan & Feb
January 01, 2014 - The museum is closed January and February and will open 3/3/2014
Greater Shenandoah Historical Society
800 W. Sheridan Ave, Shenandoah, IA 51601
Tuesday through Friday 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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.
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.
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
John Greenleaf- Building
Pat Aust- Sites & Tours
Dick Hunt- Sites & Tours
Jeannine Liljedahl- Program
Elinor Sharp- School House
Lucille Mathis- School House