Fort Des Moines Museum


Single Day Event: Thursday, September 14, 10 AM– Noon

Location: 25 East Army Post Road, DM

Cost: $12

Class Limit: 30


Relive the history of World War I through World War II at the Fort Des Moines Museum, a National Historic Landmark. Learn about programs developed to train black officers as well as those for the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). History will be exhibited through two short documentary films and two floors of exhibits which include a detailed map of the Fort during these two world conflicts.


Instructor Jack Lufkin has been history curator at the Fort Des Moines Museum for four years, having served in the same position for 30 years earlier at the Iowa State Historical Museum. Jack holds a master’s degree in history from Iowa State.

2500 FLEUR DR, DES MOINES, IA  50321 |  (515) 244–0631  |  E-MAIL US!


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