Learn more about the history of Ames and it's surrounding area by visiting some of these other historical locations.

ARea Historical Locations

Find a list of other area historical location in the Ames and surrounding area.

Hoggatt School

Learn more about Ames' first schoolhouse built in 1862.

Many residents and former residents have come to the Society with fascinating stories about life in Ames.  Some were short anecdotes verbalized over the phone, others were typed on several pages and mailed from out-of-state.  We’ve decided there would be value in sharing these recollections on our website.  View the stories