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!
  • Sunday, November 21, 2019, 1:30 p.m. Genealogy Interest Group Meeting: The Genealogy Interest Group of the Historical Society of Marshall County will meet at the Marshalltown Public Library, 105 W. Boone St., Marshalltown, IA. Round table discussion will be held on discoveries, tips, and problems. A short program will be given on various genealogy topics. Programming and leadership for 2020 will also be discussed. This meeting is free and open to the public. Contact Judy Nanke for more information 641-752-4407.
  •  Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:00 p.m. History on Third Thursday: "Memorializing The Fallen of The Great War" by Ann Jackson at the Marshalltown Public Library,  105 W Boone St, Marshalltown, IA 50158
  • Saturday, November 23, 2019, 11 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Holiday Market at The Mansion! Come enjoy the Mowry Irvine Mansion decorated for the holidays while you shop from a variety of local vendors. Your $5 admission supports the Historical Society.
  •  Thursday, December 19, 2019, 5:30 p.m. HSMC Annual Holiday Dinner! Our annual holiday dinner features a wonderful meal in the beautifully decorated historic Binford House, 110 North 2nd Avenue. Entertainment will be provided by The Men's Chorus Quartet. Cost is $40 per person, RSVP required.




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.