Tacky Souvenir Happy Hour

February 7, 2017 in Events

Day/Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017Time: 6:30-7:30pm Bring your date or friends and join us for a one-of-a-kind happy hour!  Enjoy drinks and light appetizers, explore our “Wish you Were Here: Tourism in Scott County” exhibit, and make a tack souvenir to take home.  Participate in a pop-up exhibit (bring your favorite souvenir to put on display […]

Welcome New Staff!  Curatorial Assistants: Tyler Kinsella and Caitlin Carton

February 1, 2017 in Collections

Tyler and Caitlin began work today (2/1/2017), on the LeRoy Lebens Photograph Collection.  This collection contains about 40,000 items – prints, negatives, slides, and undeveloped film.  Their job is to organize the collection and begin an inventory so we can gain an understanding of topics and scope of the whole collection, and make it accessible to the […]

Youth Archaeology Workshop

February 1, 2017 in Events

Day/Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017 Time: 1:00-3:00pm Location: SCHS Fee: FREE, Registration required “Experimental Archaeology; Flintknapping and Atlatl” Ever wondered what archaeologists do? Here’s your chance to find out! Join local archaeologist Dr. Jeremy Nienow for an afternoon of fun, hands-on archaeology activities. This workshop is the third in a series of six workshops that […]

SCHS Collections Available Online!

November 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

A majority of the Scott County Historical Society’s collection is available online.  Go to the SCHS’s website home page (www.scottcountyhistory.org) and click on or mouse over the word “Collections” at the top of the page.  If you open the Collections page find the “Search Collection” button at the left side and click on it, OR, if […]