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Preserving Nevada's History
Through Education, Promotion and Restoration


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Briggs Terrace/ Evergreen Lane site



History Center at 624 J ave is now OPEN every Tuesday from 9-12 as well as the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 9-12


Upcoming Activities (Check the Activities Calendar)

On May 12 at 2 pm the Nevada Historical Society will honor our fore-mothers by hosting a tea at the Dyer-Dowell home located at 922 5th Street.  You will be served an array of sandwiches, scone, and sweet breads along with a dessert.  Jamie Hughet will present her program “History of Cookies” while you sample cookies from different eras. Reservations are required.  Cost is $15 per person.  Hats and dressing up is encouraged, but casual wear is acceptable.  Call Maxine at 382-6703 for reservations. Payment goes to NCHS 624 J Avenue, Nevada, Ia 50201

Stories in the School House series 

On the first and third Sunday beginning at 2:30 pm children are invited to attend a story time with interactive activities, games and craft. Each is designed a theme for the specific age group. Join us
at the schoolhouse and then take a tour of the other buildings on the property. Free, but donations always accepted.
June 3 Mary Had a Little Lamb by Tomie DePoala & Time to Go by Bev Fiday (ages 3-5)
June 17 Kate Shelley by Robert D. San Souci (all ages)
July 1 My Great Aunt Hannah by Gloria Houston and special guest Max Whiter (ages 6-9)
July 15 Lewis and Clark and Me A Dog’s Tale by Laurie Myers (ages 10 and up)
August 5 Who Stole the Farmer’s Hat by Joan Nodset & Farming by Gail Gibbon (ages 3-5)
August 19 Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman (ages 6-9)
Sept. 2 Titanic and special guest Max Whiter (ages 9 and up)



****Getting ready for next years Christmas Decoration Sale****

Wait!  Don’t haul all those boxes of Christmas Decoration up to the attic or throw away

Has your Christmas décor changed?

Grown Kids not interested in your old ornaments?

Tired of lugging them down to the basement?

Boxes and Boxes collecting dust year round?

Don’t know what to do with all the accumulation of years gone by?

Ready to support a good cause and find new homes for your treasures of Christmas past?

The Nevada Community Historical Society is seeking donations for a future fund raising event!  Donating your gently used Tree ornaments and tabletop decorations is a great way to clear out some of that clutter in your basement and help raise funds for preservation of our community’s past!

So before you pack up all those old ornaments and haul them back down to the basement consider donating any unwanted items to the Nevada Community Historical Society.   

Donations can be made at the Nevada History Center  located at  624 J Avenue  Nevada. Open the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from  9-12.  Donations can also be made by appointment by calling  Jenny Helland at 382-4510.


Other Fundraisers going on





Always check our Event Calendar page  for all of our up-coming events, just click on the event to get more information.