Conference Celebrating Iowa at Hoover Presidential Museum
Contact: Matthew Schaefer, (319) 643-5301
West Branch, Iowa - On Saturday, October 24 th at 1:30 PM , the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum will host the conference Celebrating Iowa! Great Stories from across the Hawkeye State. This event will bring together four eminent Iowa storytellers for a panel discussion of what makes our state unique - its people, its history, and its stories.
Among the presenters, there are decades of Iowa travel, history, and living - many stories to be told, each from the vantage point of someone deeply interested in Iowa. The participants in the panel include:
Veteran radio host Roy Justis will serve as moderator.
The conference is being held in conjunction with the Herbert Hoover Museum exhibit, Iowa A - Z. This exhibit highlights our state's impressive features and reviews Iowa 's history, land, weather, animals, people and places of interest.
Join us on Saturday, October 24 th at the Herbert Hoover Museum for what promises to be a memorable event. This conference is open to the public without charge. Please contact the Herbert Hoover Museum at 319-643-5301, or email Matthew Schaefer for more information about registration.
Did You Know?
In 1874, the year Herbert Hoover was born, Ernest Shackleton (an early Antarctic explorer), Honus Wagner (one of the greatest baseball players in history), Harry Houdini (a famous professional magician), and Robert Frost (Pulitzer Prize winning poet) were also born. More...