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Preserving the past of Marshall County for future generations since 1908

Upcoming Events

History on Third Thursday events are free and open to the public, with light refreshments served following the program. Programs are held at the Historical Museum, 202 East Church Street, unless otherwise specified.

  • June 11-17, 2018: Iowa Museum Week! Contact us to schedule a tour of any of our sites.
  • June 21, 2018, 7:00 p.m.: History on Third Thursday "Then & Now Marshall County Trivia Night" at Iowa River Brewing Company, 107 N. 1st Street, Marshalltown, IA
  • July 19, 2018, 6:30 p.m.: History on Third Thursday "History of the Iowa State Fair - Our State Fair Is A Great State Fair (But You Already Knew That!)" by Humanities Iowa speaker Mary Kay Shanley.
  • July 21, 2018, 8-9am: Yoga at Glick-Sower House, 201 E. State St., hosted by the Marshalltown Art Festival
  • August 16-19, 2018: Iowa Lincoln Highway Association Motor Tour. Registrants will be enjoying lunch at the Mowry Irvine Mansion  on August 18.
  • August 16, 2018: History on Third Thursday, "Citizen Spotlight: John Mowry" will be held at the Mowry Irvine Mansion, 503 W. Main St.
  • September 20, 2018: History on Third Thursday "The Obituary - Yours or Someone Else's" by Humanities Iowa speaker Mary Kay Shanley.
  • December 2018 "Annual Holiday Dinner" Details TBA...stay tuned!