• Pink flowers blossom in the garden of a white two-room cottage.

    Herbert Hoover

    National Historic Site Iowa

Hooverfest 2010: Call for Iowa Treasures

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Date: February 5, 2010

Please consider this your invitation to join in the celebration of Herbert Hoover’s birthday with a tribute to Iowa's firefighters and to showcase Iowa's Treasures at Hooverfest 2010. We welcome communities, organizations, and individuals to spotlight their historical, cultural, and agricultural treasures from 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday August 7, 2010 at the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site at Interstate 80 exit 254 in West Branch, Iowa.

For more event details and an entry form please visit www.hooverfest.org or or contact Kathy Frederick at 800-828-0475 or Bonnie Blaford at 319-643-7866.

Did You Know?

Hoover's birthplace as it appeared before restoration: a two-story white frame house.

Herbert Hoover's birthplace was a tourist attraction as early as 1928. Jennie Scellers, the house's owner, charged 10 cents for tours and set up a souvenir stand on her lawn. More...