Veteran's Day Play - The Gathering Place - Sunday Nov. 11th - 2 P.M.

posted Nov 5, 2018, 6:55 PM by Sandra Bengtson

Steve & Suzanne Germes of Topeka, Kansas will be performing a personification of American characters Uncle Sam & Rosie the Riveter - Adults - $10; Students - $5; Under 12 - Free - Reservations not necessary - Refreshments will be provided. Proceeds to Support the Museum


Evelyn Birkby Book Signing & Open House

posted Oct 25, 2018, 9:37 PM by Sandra Bengtson

Saturday, October 27th, at 1:00 p.m. Evelyn will be in the museum for a signing on her new book - Through a Country Town Cookbook. While there tour the Fremont County History Center, Rodeo Museum, Country Schoolhouse, Genealogy Library, and Museum Annex. Movies with popcorn and other refreshments. The Open House events continue through Sunday, October 28th. 

Through a Country Town Cookbook by Evelyn Corrie Birkby

posted Oct 1, 2018, 5:09 AM by Sandra Bengtson   [ updated Oct 2, 2018, 1:23 PM by James Nennemann ]

Now available at the museum, 609 Cass Street, Sidney, IA. Add $4 for shipping/handling. Mail check for
$16.95 to FCHS, PO Box 671, Sidney, IA 51652; or pay $16.95 through Paypal on this site. Call 712-374-3248 for further information.

Saturday, August 4th

posted Aug 4, 2018, 8:35 AM by Sandra Bengtson

Museum open today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rodeo Parade at 4:00 p.m. Join the Bullfighter Clowns and Rodeo Queen at the museum immediately following the parade for autographs!

Museum Open Daily Rodeo Week

posted Jul 30, 2018, 7:55 PM by Sandra Bengtson   [ updated Jul 30, 2018, 7:57 PM ]

Fremont County History Center/Iowa's Championship Rodeo Museum will be open Tuesday - Saturday, July 31st - Aug. 4th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Located at 609 Cass Street - 1/2 Block East of the Courthouse

Popcorn/Movie Sunday, April 22nd - 2:00 p.m.

posted Apr 19, 2018, 7:37 PM by Sandra Bengtson

Join us for popcorn and a movie at the museum the 3rd Sunday of each month free of charge. This Sunday we are showing the History of Iowa Country Schools and the History of Civil Bend/Ricketts family story. 

April/May Hours - Sat & Sun - 1-4 p.m.

posted Apr 14, 2018, 3:43 PM by Sandra Bengtson

The Fremont County History Center/Iowa Championship Rodeo Museum is now open for the 2018 season. Hours during April and May are Saturday and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled for tours or use of our Genealogy Library. Call 712-374-3248 for assistance.

Remember me.......If Quilts Could Talk

posted Apr 9, 2018, 6:54 PM by Sandra Bengtson

Saturday, April 14th, at The Gathering Place, 607 Cass Street, Sidney. Join us for lunch and a program about quilts from communities in Fremont County. Doors open at 11:00 a.m.; Lunch at 11:30 a.m.; Program at 12:45 p.m. Advance Reservations - $12.00 per person $15.00 at the door day of event. All proceeds to benefit the Fremont County Historical Museum. Call 712.246.1091 o4 712.374.3284 for reservations. 

Barn Quilt Guy

posted Feb 15, 2018, 6:57 PM by Sandra Bengtson

Gathering Place, Sunday, February 18th at 2:00 p.m. Come see Danny Steiber and learn about the history of barn quilts and the underground railroad through Iowa in the 1800's. The program is free to the public.

FCHS Open House - Sat Sept. 30th & Sun Oct. 1st, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

posted Sep 26, 2017, 11:07 PM by Sandra Bengtson

See the Museum Complex located at 609 Cass Street in Sidney - The Fremont County History Center; Iowa's Championship Rodeo Museum; Genealogy Library; Country School House, Museum Annex Building
Watch a Movie - The History of Civil Bend and the Richard Ricketts Family - FCHS has just acquired this documentary which was recently produced by the Ricketts family. It will be shown in our Vogel Popcorn Theater both days. Enjoy popcorn while watching the movie and other refreshments served during the open house. 

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