Tag: SHPO

Congratulations HRDP Grant Awardees!

In June, the State Historical Society of Iowa awarded $538,000 in Historical Resource Development Program grants for projects to preserve museum collections and country schools, invest in communities through historic preservation, and promote Iowa history. Here are a few examples: The Taylor County Historical Society in Bedford received $50,000 to hire an architect, engineer and… Read more »

Preservation Stars of Madison County

State Architectural Historian (and Preservation Iowa advisor) Paula Mohr has written an article as part of a series commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. Madison County, and the town of Winterset its county seat, are well-known as the birthplace of legendary film star John Wayne and as the bucolic setting for… Read more »