Tag: country schools

2018 Iowa Country School Preservation Conference

A Vanishing Heritage September 28-29, 2018 Winterset, Madison County, Iowa You are invited to the 19th annual conference focused on the preservation of Iowa country schools. In Madison County there were nearly 150 rural schools. Today only a handful remain in their original locations or have been preserved. We hope you come to share your… Read more »

PI 2016 Mini-Grant Awardee Announcement

In 2014 Preservation Iowa in Coordination with the Annual Iowa Historic Country School Conference started the Mini Grant Initiative. This Grant funding was established through the attendance of the Annual Country School Conference. The purpose of this grant was to aid Preservation Efforts in the preservation of Historic one and two room school houses, grounds,… Read more »

Iowa Historic Country School Mini-Grant Applicants for 2016

This Year’s Awardees: $500 to Baker Country School Owned by the Prairie Arts Council which is located in Sheldon, Iowa and was established in 1936. $500 to Harrison #8 Country School Owned by Adair County Historical Museum and is located near Greenfield, Iowa and was established in the late 1800’s $200 to East Amsterdam Country… Read more »

Mini Grant Applications Due Nov 18

Preservation Iowa is proud to honor individuals, organizations, projects, and programs whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence in historic preservation. In doing so, we hope to inspire others to take action to preserve, protect, and promote historic resources. We are delighted at this time to engage with interested parties in applying for the first round of the… Read more »