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CEDAR FALLS IOWA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Welcome visitors at our Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum and share the stories of historic Cedar Falls. Provide visitors with an introduction to the Victorian Home, special exhibitions, and the Lenoir model train layout; assist with gift shop purchases; and answer general questions. Hosts usually volunteer for three-hour shifts one or more times a month. Shifts are available Feb thru Dec: Saturdays 10-1 and 1-4, Sundays 1-4. We will provide training on museum procedures and content and will give new volunteers an opportunity to shadow seasoned hosts. Volunteers should be 18 or older.

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About CEDAR FALLS IOWA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Location:

308 W 3RD ST, CEDAR FALLS, IA 50613, US

Mission Statement

Engaging the community in the preservation, education, and celebration of our heritage.

Description

2017 marked the 55th anniversary of the Cedar Falls Historical Society. Our organization was first formed on June 27, 1962 at a meeting of the Cedar Falls Chamber of Commerce with the goal "to preserve and procure items of historical value to the community." One year later, the Chamber appointed a "Historical Committee" led by chairman Iver Christoffersen, and the Cedar Falls Historical Society incorporated on March 22, 1964.

Today, the Cedar Falls Historical Society remains much more than the sum of its museums and buildings. Children experience a one-room schoolhouse education each summer at the Little Red Schoolhouse; individuals research their ties to Cedar Falls in our extensive archive and library; families make a tradition of visiting our house museum during Sturgis Falls; school groups learn about early Cedar Falls industry at the Ice House Museum; and members exchange stories about the families, homes, businesses, and community organizations that have made Cedar Falls what it is today. With the continued support of our volunteers, donors, and members, the Cedar Falls Historical Society looks forward to continuing to keep our heritage alive well beyond our fifty-five years.

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WHERE

308 W. 3rd St.Cedar Falls, IA 50613

(42.53574,-92.44859)
 

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