News & Announcements

History Detectives: YWCA Christmas

This photo was taken at the Cedar Rapids YWCA circa late 1940s. If you think you may know one or…
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We need your help!

Your support — in any amount — for our Landmark & Legacy campaign is essential as we work to restore…
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Join the Best Party of the Year — One Week from Today!

The funniest fundraiser around returns one week from today! Last year's event gained rave reviews from participants, who enjoyed the…
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What to Expect at a Haunted Alley Tour

Haunted Alley tours return this October. While you're not likely to see any goblins or ghouls, you will be encountering…
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Landmark & Legacy:  The Campaign to Rehabilitate the Douglas Mansion

For those of you that are in the Linn County Region, you’ve probably heard that The History Center received some…
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New Exhibit Coming September 14

On September 14 a new exhibit from The History Center will open on the third floor of the Cedar Rapids…
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NEW Circling the Bases Bus Tour

Thanks to popular demand, we've decided to add TWO more Circling the Bases Bus Tours! Join us on August 12…
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Curator Corner: Economy Lumber Sign

It is not every day that a door walks through your door.  The History Center was recently contacted by a…
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Bus Tour Sold Out

The Circling the Bases Bus Tour is now sold out. You may contact office@historycenter.org or 319-362-1501 to be placed on…
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Tell us what you want to see in 2018!

We're working hard to plan the new exhibits and programs that will be in the Douglas Mansion, and we want…
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