Plymouth County Historical Museum
Address: 335 1st Ave. S.W.
Le Mars, Iowa 51031
Judy Bowman, Administrator
Chris Ketelsen- Business Manager
Marge Dull- Registrar
Jonathan Foster- Exhibit Manager
Tuesday - Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Board of Directors
Ryan Odor, President
Judy Stokesberry- Vice President
Danni Love- Secretary
Julie Arens- Treasurer
The board meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:15 p.m.
The "Quilts of Valor" program is this Sunday, September 11, 2pm at the Museum. Approximately 60 quilts have been loaned to the museum and our volunteers have been busy with the display.
The Quilts of Valor program is part of a national program which began in 2003 and the Museum is excited to bring you this exhibit!
Accordion player Burt Heithold and drummer/vocalist Terry Durr will be filling the Study Hall with music to honor the veterans and refreshments will be available.
The Quilts of Valor will be on display through October 9 during regular hours- Tuesday through Sunday 1-5.
We are excited for the annual bus tour - Rollin' to the River!
We will visit the National River Museum and Aquarium and take a Mississippi River cruise and experience the sites and sounds of Eastern Iowa.
Co-Sponsored by the Plymouth County Historical Museum and the Luxembourg Heritage Society of Northwest Iowa. Thank you to all of those who are taking this trip with us! We will take pictures to share!
100 Years of Parkinson Music" begins at 2pm on October 9 in the Museum's Music Room. Relatives of the late Carol B Parkinson will speak and a selection of Parkinson music will be played. The public is welcome. Come share your stories and memories from the Parkinson Academy of Music.
Log Cabin Day is Saturday, October 15th at the Museum and a variety of activities are planned.
An Adult Spelling Bee will kick off the activities at 12:30pm, ages 21 and up.
1pm-Bruce Carlson of Ft Madison, author of "Mine Eyes Unto the Hills", will be in the Music Room. Bruce is a native of Plymouth County.
2pm-Part 1 of the Wild West Show by Professor Farquar and Polecat Annie near the Weber Log Cabin.
3pm-Games for kids will be available, along with Native American demonstration and crafts.
4pm - Wild West show Part 2 continues.
All are welcome and free to the public.