Kate Shelley is a local heroine who at age 15 stopped a passenger train from reaching a washed-out bridge, and led a rescue party back to the two survivors of a train engine wreck in Honey Creek.
Come learn more about her, her heroic deed, and where she lived.
Boone County Historical Society has four different museums located in Boone County, Iowa, three of which we own and one that we help promote. We are proud to offer these exciting places to visit and explore for visitors of all ages and interests! Navigate through our site to learn more about all we have to offer, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“You can’t go back and make a new start, but you can start right now and make a brand new ending.”
— James R. Sherman