Carlisle Area Historical Society


If you are interested in renting the Randleman

 House for your event please call


         Carol at 515-360-0981 

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The Annual Membership meeting is scheduled for July 8th
at noon. Please plan to attend. Three board seats come open each
year and there will be a vote to replace or re-elect three members.

Big Plans for our 10th birthday!
We are planning a birthday party for members and guests in late August to celebrate the 10th birthday of CAHS. There will be food, music and historical displays of both local and state wide interest. Come back often to see what we have planned!
Friday night August 25th
Invitation Only-Member Event-Sneak Preview of the History 101 Project. A traveling Iowa history exhibit on loan from the State Historical Society and visit our wonderful local photo collection on display in the Randleman House.
Saturday August 26th   8 to 10:00
Breakfast Blowout! All you can eat breakfast buffet at the Randleman House $8 adults
Public visitation of the History 101 Exhibit 8 to 5
Inside come visit The Bob & Kathy Betzer Photo Collection
Sunday August 27th        Open to the Public
Bring a Lawn Chair and join us on the front lawn
Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social 
Free 10th Birthday Cake and Iced Cream for everyone. 
History 101 Exhibit and the Betzer Photo Collection open 10 to 3
1:00 Music and entertainment of the front lawn. Come
out and listen to Sugar Moon from 1 to 3.

You can help just by shopping!

Amazon has a great new program that will send part of every purchase you make to CAHS! All you have to do is designate us as your choice and Amazon Smile does all the rest. It costs you nothing. We don't want to purchase anything extra, just let Amazon give us part of every purchase you make. Win! Win!

Use the link above or access Amazon through Amazon Smile and don't forget to ask for your donation to go to Carlisle Area Historical Societyinc. (There is a CAHS in different state so make sure your donation goes where you want it!)


Breakfast at the Randleman House
the 4th Sat of every month.
You won't want to miss: biscuits and gravy, potato casserole,
pancakes, homemade cinnamon rolls, coffee & juice
8 to 10 Adults $8.00
Children 6-12  $5.00
under 5 free!

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