Sunday, September 4, 2022

New Hours for the Cambridge Historical Association


We have new open hours beginning in September 2022.  We are open the first and fourth Thursdays of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Also we are open by appointment.  Call 515-220-4478.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Cambridge Historical Association Meeting October 27 2021

 The Cambridge Historical Association will meet Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.  Meeting is at the Cambridge Historical Association building, 506 3rd Street, Cambridge.  Everyone is invited!



Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Cambridge Historical Association Looking for New Members

 From the Cambridge Iowa News & Events Facebook page comes this message:

Anyone interested in joining the Cambridge Historical Association? We're open to new ideas and just getting together. Message Barb McBreen on FB or send an email to her at


Monday, June 7, 2021

Cambridge Firemen's Days - June 11th - June 13th, 2021

 This year's Cambridge Firemen's Days are Friday, June 11th, Saturday, June 12th, and Sunday, June 13th.  See this years flyer for details.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Monthly Meetings Cancelled Until Further Notice

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cambridge Historical Association will no longer be holding our regular monthly meetings.  You can still make an appointment if you would like to use our reference materials.

P.O. Box 461 
Cambridge, IA, 50046 
Phone: 515-220-HIST (answering machine.  Because of the building closure we may not retrieve your message for some time.) 

Appointments: Call Don at 515-231-8494.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

2018 Summer Open House Schedule

This summer the Cambridge Historical Association has several open houses scheduled.  Beginning with one as part of the Firemen Days celebration this weekend.  You can learn more about the Firemen Days events here on the Cambridge Iowa Facebook page.

2018 Summer OPEN Hours - all are Saturdays.
June 9 - 10 AM to 1 PM
June 23 - 9 AM to Noon
July 14 & July 28 - 9 AM to Noon
August 11 & August 25 - 9 AM to Noon

If you would like to schedule a visit at a different time, please let us know.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cambridge City Center Is Now Open

The Cambridge City Center contains the Cambridge Memorial Library, City Hall, and a community room with a large kitchen.  You can learn more about its history in this flyer (PDF) from the Cambridge Historical Association.  See the photos showing how the block looked around 1900 and now.  Also learn about the history of the Cambridge Memorial Library.

The Cambridge City Center is located immediately east of the Cambridge Historical Association.  Be sure to join us for open houses during Firemen's Day (June 9th) and during the summer.