Hickory Grove School

After 5 years of restoration, the school bells ring at once again at Hickory Grove School. Come take a trip back in time to this one room school house.

Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace

Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower, the wife of the 34th president of the United States, Dwight David Eisenhower was born in Boone, Iowa. Come see her birthplace home.

Boone History Center

Take a look into the EXCITING past of Boone County! From heroes and heroines to fascinating exhibits, there is something here for everyone.

Kate Shelley Park and Museum

Kate Shelley’s is a local heroine who stopped a train from reaching a washed out bridge and lead a rescue party back to the two survivors of the wreck in Honey Creek.
Come learn more about her heroic story and the area where she lived.

YesterBoone

This year will be the start of a new history museum, a living museum, that invites your participation. Help history come alive this fall!!

Pufferbilly Days

Many thanks to all of our sponsors

Our Museums

Boone History Museums consists of four different museums located in Boone, Iowa We are proud to offer these exciting places to visit and explore for visitors of all ages and interests! Navigate through our site to learn more about all we have to offer, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Boone History Center
Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace
Hickory Grove School
Kate Shelley Park & Museum

“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to

wait for the train of the future to run over him.”

— Dwight Eisenhower

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52nd BCHS Annual Meeting

January 25, 2018, 6:00pm - January 25, 2018, 7:00pm

The 52nd Boone County Historical Society Annual Meeting is scheduled for the fourth Thursday in January. The meeting of the members will take place on the main floor of the Boone History Center at 6 o’clock. Early voting will be held from 4-6. If you require handicap access, please walk quietly through the Lower Level in order to use the elevator since a group is meeting at the same time. Seating is limited since our Lower Level space is occupied. Thank you for your consideration. Annual Meeting Agenda: 2018 By Laws Acceptance of 2018 board positions BCHS and Museums Status Report Meeting to adjourn at 7 pm

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The 52nd Boone County Historical Society Annual Meeting is scheduled for the fourth Thursday in January. The meeting of the members will take place on the main floor of the Boone History Center at 6 o’clock. Early voting will be held from 4-6. If you require handicap access, please walk quietly through the Lower Level in order to use the elevator since a group is meeting at the same time. Seating is limited since our Lower Level space is occupied. Thank you for your consideration.

Annual Meeting Agenda:
2018 By Laws
Acceptance of 2018 board positions
BCHS and Museums Status Report
Meeting to adjourn at 7 pm
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52nd BCHS Annual Meeting

January 25, 2018, 6:00pm - January 25, 2018, 7:00pm

The 52nd Boone County Historical Society Annual Meeting is scheduled for the fourth Thursday in January. The meeting of the members will take place on the main floor of the Boone History Center at 6 o’clock. Early voting will be held from 4-6. If you require handicap access, please walk quietly through the Lower Level in order to use the elevator since a group is meeting at the same time. Seating is limited since our Lower Level space is occupied. Thank you for your consideration. Annual Meeting Agenda: 2018 By Laws Acceptance of 2018 board positions BCHS and Museums Status Report Meeting to adjourn at 7 pm

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