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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

In honor of St. Patrick's day here is a postcard of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church from The History Center Collection.

Join us for a Walking Tour 3/27 1:00 p.m.

Learn about the history and architecture of downtown Cedar Rapids from the Skywalks! The North Route Skywalk tour looks at areas between 4th Avenue and First Avenue. The tour starts and ends on the second floor of the Cedar Rapids Public Library where the History Center’s newest exhibit Snapshots by William Baylis is located on the 3rd floor. Tuesday, March 27th @ 1:00 p.m. Admission will be collected at the event. Members: $5 General: $7

History Detectives YWCA #2

The following photograph is of a group of women standing on the steps of the YMCA building. C. 1940s. If you think you may know one or more of the people in this photo, please comment below. Our curator will contact you if we need more information.

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Tuesday - Saturday

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


$7.00 for general public

$5.00 for students (with ID)

Free for children ages 4 and younger

Free for members of The History Center

All galleries and exhibits are self-guided.

The History Center

Linn County Historical Society

800 Second Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52403

Tel: 319-362-1501