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Open Houses: Tour our museums the first Sunday of each month April to November

from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Or by appointment.   

Dates to Remember

October 25 *

Board Meeting 6:00 pm

Regular Meeting 7:00 pm

November 6

Open House

2:00 to 4:00 pm

November 22 *

Monthly Meeting

2:00 pm

November 6 1:00 pm Program
“The Ankeny Family” Founders Of Our Community by Karla Wright.
Karla Wright is the author of the book “Iowa’s Devoted Daughter.”  It is a story of Miss Harriet Louise Ankeny and her American family.  Harriet was John Fletcher Ankeny’s youngest sister.  Please join us for a informational presentation on the Ankenys.
* Meetings are held in the house museum basement at 301 SW 3rd St.







Society Mission Statement
The Ankeny Area Historical Society is established to collect and secure artifacts and historical records representing Ankeny, Alleman, Bondurant, Carney, Elkhart, Enterprise, Polk City and Sheldahl for the purpose of preserving our American Heritage.

Ankeny Area Historical Society
301 SW Third St., PO Box 1111
Ankeny, IA 50021
Phone: (515) 965-5795
Email: history@ankenyhistorical.org