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  • Brucemore Recognized with Two Awards

    At the Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) Virtual Golden Silo Barn Party on November 12, 2020, Brucemore was honored with two awards. First, Brucemore was named the Silos…

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  • The Holidays Return to Brucemore

    This holiday season, the mansion at Brucemore has re-opened after being closed since March due to the pandemic and derecho. The holiday season creates fond memories of Brucemore for many…

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  • Thanksgiving in New York

    Margaret Douglas Hall kept a diary for much of her life. As one of many primary sources in Brucemore’s archives, it provides valuable first hand insight into life in the…

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  • Coronavirus Update – November 16, 2020

    On November 16, the state adopted new restrictions to help control the spread of COVID-19. Brucemore staff have continued to follow the available data and changes from a local to…

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  • Storm Update – September 17, 2020

    One month after the derecho It has been over one month since the derecho, a storm with winds in excess of 110 mile per hour, caused extensive damage in Eastern…

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  • Storm Update – August 24, 2020

    On August 10, 2020, a derecho with 110+ mile per hour straight line winds devestated eastern Iowa. At Brucemore, every building suffered varying levels of damage and early estimates suggest…

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  • Storm Update – August 20, 2020

    Letter from Director of Community Engagement August 20,2020 Friends of Brucemore – This has been a tough year for everyone. The global pandemic has required drastic changes to how we live, work, and…

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  • Storm Update – August 14, 2020

    As much of the community works to recover following the derecho on Monday, our thoughts are with you. We are still assessing the damage at Brucemore. Early observations have revealed…

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  • Brucemore Receives State Tax Credits

    Brucemore was awarded $1.18 million through the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) last month. Brucemore is one of only 15 organizations across the…

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  • Brucemore Announces Re-Opening Plan

    Brucemore has released its plans for re-opening after being closed since mid-March. There will be new opportunities to experience the 26-acre site and more than a century of history starting…

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