|LOUISA COUNTY, IOWA|
COME VISIT our Museum with Genealogy Library, One-Room County School House and Country Church.
Special exhibits include Native Amerian Artifacts, a Salute to our Armed Forces, Toy Room, Grandma's BedroomThe facilities include the Louisa Stage and a dining room which is available to rent for gatherings.
& Photo Collection of People and Places in Louisa County.
Group Tours may be arranged. Admission is free, however donations are appreciated.
The Country Church is also available for special events and weddings.
|GENEALOGY LIBRARY |
|January||Board Meeting||Wednesday, January 17, 10:00 a.m.|
|February||Board Meeting||Wednesday, February 16, 10:00 a.m.|
|March||Membership Soup Supper||Saturday, March 3, 5:30 p.m.|
|Board Meeting||Thursday, March 21, 10:00 a.m.|
|Tea Time at the Museum||Thursday, March 17, 11:00 a.m 3 p.m..|
|Keck Players Performance||March 31, April 1 & April 2|
|April||Pie Class - led by Becky Eustler and Nancy McGill; Cost $20.00||Saturday, April 8th|
|Board Meeting||Thursday, April 17, 10:00 a.m.|
|4th Grade Field Trip||Wednesday, April 4th|
|4th Grade Field Trip||Wednesday, April 11th|
|4th Grade Field Trip||Wednesday, April 18th|
|4th Grade Field Trip||Wednesday, April 23th|
|May||Board Meeting||Thursday, May 16, 10:00 a.m.|
|The Great Outdoor Adventure - Program consists of a few fishing tales, many antique motors, rods and reels and lots of artifacts. Presenters will be: Bill Aspelmeier, John Guyer, Todd Shutt, Tom Woodruff, “Buffalo Man” Lindell Winter and Bill Sharar. All donations go toward building the “Fishing Shack” at LCHS. For more information call Norma McCormac at 319-728-8818.||Thursday, May 16, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.|
|Come see our salute to Armed Forces Day with military vehicles on display in our parking lot. The museum will be open for viewing of our military room and other displays. A free will offering lunch will be served from 12 pm to 1 pm.||Saturday, May 19th beginning at 9 a.m.|
|June||Board Meetng||Thursday, June 20, 10:00 a.m.|
|Annual Tractor Ride. Cost is $30.00 per tractor. $10.00, per tractor guest for lunch. Registration begins 8 a.m. Tractors depart at 9 p.m. Lunch will be served when tractors return to museum.||Saturday, June 23rd|
|Program by John Gustison on Courthouses of Iowa.||Sunday, June 24, 2:00 p.m.|
|July||Grandview & Morning Sun Celebratons||4th of July|
|Small Museum Meeting||Monday July 16, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.|
|Board Meeting||Thursday, July 20, 6:30 p.m.|
|Louisa County Fair||July 18 to 23rd|
|August||Car Show and Variety Show At the Museum. All cars, tractors, and motorcycles welcome! Car Cruise begins at 3:00 p.m. featuring Memory Lane Cruisers of Southeast Iowa. Supper - serving begins at 5:00 p.m. Variety Show starts at 6:00 p.m.||Saturday, August 4th|
|Board Meeting||Thursday, August 16, 10:00 a.m.|
|September||Fall Festival ~ LCHS Museum, including the school and church will be open for tours. Live demonstrations will be held on corn grinding, butter-making and the use of the spinning wheel. The Vendors will have crafts, antiques, bake sale items. A free will offering Lunch will be served on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The menu includes: Creamed chicken over biscuits, coleslaw, drink and dessert.||Saturday September 15 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.|
|Board Meeting||Thursday, September 17, 10:00 a.m.|
|October|| Civil War Saturday|
Learn how the six Littleton brothers from Toolesboro, IA all volunteered and became casualties of the Civil War. From our own Louisa County roots, we respectfully tell this long-lost story. See http://iagenweb.org/louisa/history/littleton_bros-memorial.htm for more information.
Civil War Medicine presented by Hospital Steward Brady Imes (aka Barb Duder)
The Boys War or Young Men in the Civil War presented by Capt. C. M. Baker (aka Kathy Kroger)
Cavalry Weapons presented by Sgt. B. S. Smith (aka Bruce Kroeger)
GAR Posts of Louisa County presented by historian Deb Kolz-Olson.
A Ladies Vintage Style Show of Past Fashions
Along with the programs, many Civil War items will be on display.
Civil War Music will be played. In addition, samples will be served of Civil War era foods.
A free will donation lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, October 6, 2018|
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
| Fall Membership Supper |
Please contact the LCHS to get more details on program, cost, and to make reservations
|Wednesday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m.|
|November||Keck Players Performance||November 2, 3 & 4th|
|Veteran's Day||November 11th|
|Board Meeting||Thursday, November 16, 10:00 a.m.|
|December||Christmas at the Church||Sunday, December 2, at 2:00 p.m.|
|Board Meeting||Thursday, December 12, 10:00 a.m.|