From the past; comes our future...

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Preserving the past of Marshall County for future generations since 1908

Upcoming Events

  • Chalet on Main is visiting the Mansion! Stop by on the third Thursday of each month from 11-6 for fashion, food, and fun!


  •  June 9, 2019, 1:30 p.m. Genealogy Interest Group Meeting: The Genealogy Interest Group of the Historical Society of Marshall County will meet Sunday, June 9, at 1:30 p.m. in Room B at Marshalltown Public Library, 105 West Boone Street.  Those present may share genealogy research tips with the group.  Those attending are also encouraged to bring questions relating to their personal family history research that they would like help with.  Anyone is welcome to attend.  The meeting will conclude at 3:30 p.m.
  • June 20, 2019, 6:30 p.m.: History on Third Thursday Historic Downtown Walking Tour: We'll begin and end our guided walking tour at the Gallery Garden located at Main Street and 2nd Avenue in downtown Marshalltown. Join us for a stroll down memory lane!



History on Third Thursday evening events are free and open to the public, with light refreshments served following the program. Program locations will be specified for each month, dependent on our ability to secure space, due to tornado damage to our Historical Museum.