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Lee County, Iowa

Historical Society

Please feel free to email us to request additional information about our programs. We continue to work on specifics for our coming events. As each event approaches, please keep an eye out for more details.

If you have a program you would like to present, please email us! We would love to hear from our local historians about topics of special interest! 

  • Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 2:00 - "Railroad History in Keokuk" by Rev. Richard Leonard
  • Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 2:00  - "KHS Class of 1943" by David Knowles
  • Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 2:00  - "Keokuk's Notable Women" by Terry Altheide
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 2:00 - "Wearable Grief" by Lindsey Schier
  • Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 2:00 - "Making Music" by Joe Fierce
  • Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2:00 - to be determined
  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 - Annual Dinner featuring Dr. Richard Poole presenting "The Medicine Show of The Great Balthazar T. Archimedes," co-sponsored by Humanities Iowa
    (dinner ticket information to be announced closer to the date)

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:00 - "The Day of the Hunter-Gatherer" - Robert Vavra, co-sponsored by Humanities Iowa
  • ​December 15, 2018 at 2:00 - Christmas at the Miller House

Monthly meetings are held are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at the Keokuk Public Library, 210 North 5th Street, Keokuk, Iowa (one block south of the Miller House).


Meetings for 2018 (all at 4:30 PM)​​

  • ​January 8th
  • February 12th
  • March 12th
  • April 9th
  • May 14th
  • June 11th
  • ​July 9th
  • August 13th
  • ​September 10th
  • October 8th
  • November 12th
  • December 10th