Two Greater Des Moines organizations have received grants through a State Historical Society of Iowa program.
Historic Preservation Awards granted for two Greater Des Moines Organizations.
Looking great for the Preservation Community!
Day 56: FDR’s Cruise to Hawaii
On July 1, 1934, FDR boarded the USS Houston to begin his three week journey to the Territory of Hawaii. During the cruise FDR and his party made stops in the Bahamas, Haiti, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, St. Croix, Colombia, Panama, Cocos Island and Clipperton Island. These stops included visits with foreign leaders and dignitaries, sightseeing through various countries and lots of fishing. FDR landed in Hawaii on July 24th to begin his historic visit.
Bainbridge, 1920s. Captain Callahan’s boat the Recreation is photographed moored on the Flint River.
Captain Callahan ran the Callahan Line of Steamboats, which traveled the Chattahoochee, Flint, and Apalachicola Rivers through Columbus and Bainbridge, Georgia. and Apalachicola, Florida.
Peaceful Evening Wishes Everyone