117 E Willow Street
Cherokee, IA 51012
The Iowa Department of Transportation is debuting the mini-documentary, Landscapes that Shape Us, across the state! Join them for a viewing and Q&A with project partners at the Sanford Museum in Cherokee.
About the movie: This video tells the story of a cultural resources discovery identified during the planning stages of the U.S. 20 expansion project in Woodbury county. Discover how government agencies, Native American tribes, historians, and archaeologists worked together to balance transportation needs while protecting cultural resources and the integrity of the land.
Historical finds from the area and unique perspectives on the significance of this location are highlighted within the video. The consultation process under the National Historic Preservation Act is discussed, and viewpoints about the project, land, and human history of the area are shared.