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History Camp Iowa 2017

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State Historical Museum of Iowa

600 E Locust Street

Des Moines, IA 50319

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Join the most interesting people in history for History Camp Iowa!

History Camp Iowa is the state's first and only unconference, featuring unfiltered presentations from history buffs, museum professionals, genealogists, archivists, academics, and people of all types who love history. An all-day history extravaganza, History Camp Iowa features more than 30 distinct presentations, behind-the-scenes access to the State Historical Museum, and opportunities to meet authors and learn about history organizations, all while surrounded by Iowa's historical treasures!

Past presentation topics have included:

  • Civil War propaganda
  • Hollywood’s contribution to WWII
  • Iowa’s LGBT history
  • Presidential also-rans
  • Iowa’s Confederate soldiers
  • Scandinavian drinking culture
  • Family genealogy
  • Women in the Underground Railroad
  • And many more!

Please note: check-in begins at 8:30 a.m., and presentations begin at 9:00 a.m.

History Camp Iowa is an entirely independent, volunteer-run event, and is not associated with any association or organization.


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