About

About

Recent News - 2019

  • Iowa American Legion helps save Sullivans' church windows at Grout

    Posted by Pat Kinney on Friday, July 1, 2022
    The American Legion of Iowa Foundation has helped preserve a meaningful reminder of the upbringing of Waterloo's five Sullivan brothers at their namesake museum -- in a way that honors all Iowans who died in service to our coutry.

    Read More

  • Grout Museum District Collaborates on Iowa Black Voices Digitization Project

    Posted by Nick Erickson on Thursday, May 26, 2022
    The Grout Museum District is excited to announce their participation in a three-year project with the Iowa State University Library, the African American Museum of Iowa, and five partner organizations to digitize and make publicly available over 6,000 pieces of material culture highlighting the impact of Black communities across Iowa.

    Read More

  • An Iowan Lost at Pearl Harbor Comes Home

    Posted by Pat Kinney on Thursday, May 12, 2022
    Another Iowan who died on the battleship USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor was to be laid to rest Saturday, May 14 after his remains were recently identified. This sailor, David Franklin Tidball, is from Independence.

    Read More

  • Waterloo's All-Star baseball past

    Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022
    Norm Cash was the 1961 American League batting champion (leading the majors with a .361 batting average), making his first of four All-Star appearances. He played first base for the 1968 World Champion Detroit Tigers.

    Read More

  • St. Mary's Stain Glass Now On Display

    Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022
    The Grout Museum District, Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum has received a very meaningful donation courtesy of the former parishioners of St. Mary's Catholic Church and School and Kelly Sullivan, granddaughter and grandniece of Waterloo's five Sullivan Brothers who died during World War II.

    Read More