Spring reminds us that it’s almost time to get out on the water! Beginning at the end of May, we’ll be partnering with the Iowa DNR to offer archaeology-themed paddle tours of Iowa’s water trails. We’ll keep you posted on how to find out about them!
This approximately 300 year old, walnut dugout canoe was discovered in 1975 along the East Nishnabotna River near Red Oak in Montgomery County. Through the coordinated efforts of the OSA and Montgomery County Historical Society, the canoe is now on renewable loan to the Montgomery County History Center in Red Oak.
Save the date - next week is Preservation Week, and to celebrate, our book conservator @moonlightbinder is doing an #AMA right here on tumblr!
Ever wondered why using tape on a book is a no-no? Or how you can “wash” a book? This AMA is for you.
Submit questions to our Ask in advance or on the day - Wednesday, April 30th. We’ll be answering questions throughout the day (well, 9-5 EST) and Katie will be live from noon until 2pm EST.