Saturday, May 31, 2014

2014 Ornament and school trophies for sale


17th edition of Limited Edition Collectible Christmas Ornament 
The new ornament for 2014 has arrived at the Odebolt Historical Museum in time for Creek Days.  This is the 17th ornament in the limited edition series and can be obtained at the museum or at Iowa State Bank on Main Street in Odebolt during open hours.  It may also be ordered by mail or email.  Cost is $15.00 each with a $3.00 charge for shipping.  Ornaments from previous years are also available if you have missed a year.  Contact information is below.  Proceeds from the sale of the ornament help with costs for museum operations.  Pre-orders may be picked up during Creek Days.

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School Trophies for sale
The museum board has decided to sell athletic trophies and music trophies from the Odebolt and Odebolt-Arthur Schools because of lack of display space.  If you are an alumni and wish to own a bit of your high school history, please see the .pdf list of trophies for sale.

Other items for sale
The museum also offers historic note cards, the history book published for the 2002 Quasquicentennial, and old school yearbooks from various years for sale.  Note that the yearbooks are reasonably priced ans are for sale to Odebolt or OA alumni only so as to avoid people buying quantities and profiting by selling on on-line auctions.

Corn Trophy on display
The A. E. Cook Corn Trophy, from Brookmont Farm, Odebolt’s Cook Ranch, will be available for public viewing in the lobby at First State Bank in Odebolt from June 16–July 25 during bank hours. A special presentation on the trophy and of Brookmont/Cook Ranch history will be held on Saturday, June 21, during Creek Days’ festivities at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.  A group photo of Cook Ranch landowners will be taken at First State Bank at 2:30 p.m. the same day. Read more about the Corn Trophy

Stop by during Creek Days!  The museum will be open during Creek Days on Saturday, June 21st from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, June 22nd from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Stop in and see the amazing amount of historical items on display!  The museum web site is located at

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