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It Takes an Iowan

Posted: Mon, September 9, 2019

Book Signing with Brian J Borland

Posted: Fri, August 9, 2019

Farewell to Summer Concert

Posted: Fri, August 2, 2019

Cedar Valley Chamber Music Concert

Posted: Mon, July 8, 2019

Permanent Exhibits - Lower Level

LOWER LEVEL: Paths & Power

Permanent Exhibits - Lower Level

The Carnegie Cultural Center is known for its fine array of Permanent Exhibits consisting of models and miniatures that all, in some way, speak to past and present life in Chickasaw County. The upper level exhibits feature themes on "The Lighter Side" and the lower level is dedicated to the overall theme of "Paths and Power."

The Railroad Room

Displays: Chickasaw County, Railroad Stories, Model Manufacturers, RR Artifacts

The first thing to catch your attention is the large interpretive model of Chickasaw County replete with three operational train lines, towns, farms, rural schools, waterways, highways, bridges, woodland, a pioneer...

Rural Reminiscences

Displays: The Van Kleek Models, Working, The Martin Jones models, Farmsteads

Details Coming Soon!

Carts & Carriages

(one display)

In his retirement, and working from memory, Harold Wolfe set out to recreate a piece of his past. This exhibit is a lovingly handcrafted collection of vehicles...carts, wagons, carriages, and sleighs. All of his folksy...

Road Builders

Displays: Heavy Equipment, Take to the Road

Details Coming Soon!

Uncle Joe's Farm

Displays: The Home Place, Bob's Mini Machines

This wonderful, handcrafted 1/64th scale model of a 1930's farmstead is an accurate depiction of farming back in the "good old days." Fashioned after his uncle's farm in Howard County, Mr. Palmersheim's diorama illustrates...

Jerry's World

Displays: Baileyville, Chickasaw County Main Streets, Edifices

When you look, what do you see? It may take you a while to find all of the inhabitants of this fantasyland village comprised of structures erected from building blocks and construction sets manufactured between the 1950s...