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Archive for December, 2010

I Liked Looking at the Trees!

Washington Elementary first graders rode a bus to the Hoover Presidential Library to see the Christmas Trees decorated with a Laura Ingalls Wilder theme. They had a GREAT time!

Lou Henry Hoover First Lady Day

On Saturday, December 11, fifty-four Girl Scouts came to the Hoover Presidential Library to learn about what life was like for Lou Henry Hoover–former First Lady and President of Girl Scouts of the USA. Even a snowstorm couldn’t dampen their enthusiasm for participating in activities: exploring the many countries that the Hoovers traveled to, First […]

Bobcat Finds a Home at the Hoover Presidential Library!

Rolly spotted a bobcat this afternoon by the edge of the 78 acres of restored tall grass prairie that surrounds the Hoover Presidential Library. The National Park Service maintains the prairie and protects the wildlife that live there. This includes deer, pheasant, turkey, groundhogs, fox, bobcat and many species of birds.  Lou Henry Hoover was […]

Kalona Elementary Writes about Their Visit!

Kindergartners rode a bus for 45 minutes to have a special tree tour at the Hoover Presidential Library which included costumed volunteers, 20 trees decorated with a Laura Ingalls Wilder theme, activity time and holiday cartoons. A GREAT time was had by ALL!

A Little House Christmas

Christmas is here at the Hoover Presidential Library-Museum with a holiday exhibit entitled A Little House Christmas. This exhibit features twenty Christmas trees decorated with themes based on the traditions of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family. 1,366 students are participating in special tours! This year the hour-long visit is hosted by volunteers from the […]