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Author: Tara Richards

  • Home for the Holidays: Virtual Artifact Exhibit

    In December 1906, the Douglas family moved to Brucemore, an 1880s estate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. With them, the family brought their own traditions and celebrations which influenced the way…

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  • Vote for Brucemore in National Competition

    Brucemore, Iowa’s only National Trust Historic Site, is in the running for the top 10 “Best Holiday Historic Home Tours” across the country in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.…

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  • The Holidays At Brucemore

    Celebrate the majesty of the holiday season with a visit to Brucemore. Recognized as one of the top historic home holiday tours by USA Today in 2019, a visit to…

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  • Home is Where Your Books Are: A Virtual Exhibit

    The Library is one of Brucemore’s most recognizable rooms. Located across the Great Hall from the Study, the room served as a formal family room during the Douglas era. The…

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  • Landscape Open While Mansion Temporarily Closed for Derecho Repair

    Brucemore has temporarily closed the mansion to tours through mid-November to allow recovery work to occur in several interior spaces following damage to plaster ceilings and walls in five rooms…

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  • Brucemore’s Executive Director Receives State Leadership Award

    David Janssen, Executive Director of Brucemore, will be recognized with the Iowa Museum Association Leadership Award at the annual conference scheduled to be held virtually on October 4, 2021. Cynthia…

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  • Community Garden Project Wins National Award

    The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that Brucemore and Feed Iowa First are the recipients of an Award of Excellence forthe Historic Community Garden Project.…

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  • Brucemore Receives Cultural Leadership Partner Grant

    Brucemore is pleased to have been awarded a Cultural Leadership Partnership Grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Grant funds will support…

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  • Vote for Top 10 Historic Home Holiday Tours

    Brucemore, Iowa’s only National Trust Historic Site, has received national recognition in the top 10 “Best Holiday Historic Home Tours” across the country in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.…

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  • Best Cultural Attraction Three Years in a Row

    Brucemore was voted the Best Cultural Attraction in the Corridor Business Journal’s 2021 Best of the Corridor competition. This was the third consecutive year that Brucemore received this honor. Nearly…

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