Historical Society of Marshall County
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Programs & Services
The Historical Society of Marshall County conducts numerous monthly, annual, and special events to bring history to the public and raise organizational awareness and financial resources to preserve history.


  • The Museum is open 9am-3pm, Monday through Friday, for drop-in or scheduled tours. All of our sites are available for tours by appointment any time. 

  • Annually, Marshall County elementary school students tour the Museum and Glick-Sower House and participate in full-day reenactments at the Taylor #4 Country School.

  • Our double-parlor meeting room and recently updated kitchen space are available to the public for private meetings and catered events. Whether it's a club meeting, family event, or work event we can accommodate you.


  • We provide speakers for other community organization events.




Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:30 p.m.: "National History Day: Taking A Stand in History” by MHS and Miller Students

The History on Third Thursday program on April 20 will feature MHS and Miller students, presenting their research topics for National History Day. This year's theme is "Taking A Stand in History". MHS presentations will include an exhibit by Jacqueline Wahl titled "Korematsu vs. United States: Standing up for Japanese-American Rights in WWII" and a group documentary by Kaylee Foth and Molly Sickles titled "Griffin vs. Katz: Taking A Stand Against Segregation in Des Moines". Miller presentations will be Mary Kate Gruening on "Sophie & Hans Scholl: The German Youth Who Took a Stand for the Resistance" and Emma Kuhlers & Taylor Jones on "Cap Anson: Taking a Stand for the Segregation of Baseball."

This event is open to the public at no charge. Light refreshments will be served following the program.




Contact Us
Free Admission
Group Tours Welcome
For more information or to book your event, please
Or call 641-752-6664

"Historical Society of Marshall County has an amazing collection. We can't believe we've lived here our whole lives and not visited!"
Programs & Events with the Historical Society of Marshall County