Spencer, IA (KICD)--The Clay County Heritage Center officially opens to the public.
Parker Historical Society Director Cindy McGranahan tells KICD News that the $1.5 million project could not have been possible without the help of many.
A quartet of local contractors helped to construct the building.
The Dvergsten Gallery will feature four exhibits showcasing artifacts from the Parker Historical Society’s collection: “ a Maize ing CORN”, “Let’s Vote”, “On The Air with KICD” and “The Great Spencer Fire of 1931”. In addition a selection of black and white Farm Security Administration photos taken in 1931 will be on display in the Arcade Gallery.
The Clay County Heritage Center will be open year round, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Thursday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and Sunday noon-4:00 p.m. After the opening day, the admission fee will be $5.00. Members of Parker Historical Society will be admitted free.
In addition to the exhibits, the heritage center offers a research library and meeting room.