Tuesday, January 26, 2010

New Contact Information for the Cambridge Historical Association

With the move to our new building, we have a new mailing address and a new telephone number.  While the old ones will still reach us, please begin using the new ones now.

The new mailing address is:

Cambridge Historical Association
PO Box 461
Cambridge, Iowa 50046

The new phone number is:

which is the same as (515)-220-4478.  Most of the time this will reach our answering machine.

Our email address remains:


The building itself is located at 504 3rd Street.  You can see it from the Cambridge Post Office - it's the gray building in this picture from the Post Office.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Ames Historical Society 2010 Lectures

The Ames Historical Society Lecture Series begins Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at 7 pm with Treasures from the Tribune Trashbin by Alan Spohnhemier.  It and the other lectures are at the City Auditorium, 520 6th Street in Ames.  The other topics, all on the last Tuesday of the month  at 7 pm are:
  • Mischief and Mayhem: Stories from the Ames Police Dept. - Kathy Svec, February, 23.
  • The Bells of Iowa State: An Enduring Tradition - Bob Lindemeyer, March 30.
  • The Burning of the Froning-Deppe Elevator - Bob Deppe, April 27.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Next Meeting Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The next meeting of the Cambridge Historical Association is this Tuesday, January 19, 2010, at 7 pm.  Come see us at our new location 504 3rd Street (the old Masonic Lodge) and learn more about Cambridge, Iowa and its people.  Contact information:  515-220-HISTORY (515-220-4478) has an answering machine or you can email us at cha@huxcomm.net .

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Library Events - January 11 and 12, 2010

The Cambridge Memorial Library has a couple of meetings this week.  Monday evening, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, is the monthly board meeting.  See the agenda in the picture.

Then Tuesday, January 12th, also at 7:00 pm, I believe, is the first 2010 book discussion group.  The first book is The Killing Game by Iris Johansen.  See the picture for additional details.

 (Note:  You can click on either picture for a larger version of it.)