Frontier Heritage Library Open House and Reception.

Saturday, December 11, 2 - 4 pm.

No admission charge, everyone is invited!

Rediscover the Frontier Heritage Library.

Pottawattamie County Genealogical Society: Our mission is:  To assist you in your genealogical search and to help preserve the history and heritage of our county. We encourage you to browse our site and visit it often as we are continually adding new items to help you in your quest for family information.  PLEASE feel free to contact us if you need additional help.  The library is at 622 South Fourth Street in Council Bluffs.  Contact us with your questions or for more information.



Memories Meet History on the Historical Society's YouTube Channel...


Council Bluffs’ Historic Haymarket


Remembering Council Bluffs' Drive-in Theater


Council Bluffs: Where the East Ended


Council Bluffs: Nebraska’s 1st Capitol


Council Bluffs’ First High School

Learn on the Go.

Slip your ear buds on and tune in our podcast series, Accidentally Historic. The fifteen to thirty minute features bring you local history experts that you can listen to as you walk, jog, do housework, or just lay back on the couch!

History Online.

Easy-to-read brief overviews of many metro area memorable moments, from the UFO Crash at Big Lake Park to the history of Lake Manawa, Fairmount Park, Crystal Pool, the first Army MASH unit, and the “biggest robbery in the history of the world!"

Curious about ghosts?

There’s no shortage of poltergeists in Pottawattamie County.

Enjoy Photos and Memories on the Society’s Facebook Page.

”Like” and “Follow” the Historical Society’s Facebook page Council Bluffs Revealed for photos and tales from the archives. It’s a great place to share memories and historical tidbits and tales with others.

NEW! Now From the Archives Straight to Your Inbox.

Sign up to receive our bi-weekly Then and Now and Lingering Landmarks features via email. There is no charge.



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