200 S. 3rd Street
P.O. Box 280
Montezuma, Iowa 50171
Welcome to Poweshiek County Historical and Genealogical Society web site. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the history and artifacts of Poweshiek County, Iowa. We are run by volunteers and funded through membership dues, grants, fundraisers and donations. We are open to the public on Monday and Thursday 9 am to 4pm
WE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DECEMBER 1,2023 THRU APRIL 1, 2024
In order to receive the Searcher newsletter, the $20 dues need to be paid up-to-date for 2023-2024.
In the Spring there will be a new listing of historical books for sale so watch the website in April 2024.
The old Carnegie Library is our Research Library. Under this section you will find Family Histories, Obituaries, Weddings and Anniversaries, Cemeteries, Military Records, Poweshiek Co. History, Monuments and Unidentified Photos in the upstairs. The basement level contains the meeting room and displays which will be available for viewing in the Spring. This building is handicap accessible with chairlifts.