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Hubbell in the Olympics »

2018 is starting off with the exciting winter Olympics hosted by Pyeongchang!  What does this have to do with us you may ask…well there is a Hubbell competing for th USA!  Madison Hubbell will be figure skating with her partner Zach Donohue.  Learn more about her here and be sure to watch to see if she wins […]

F.M. Painting »

In November 2017, the Hubbell Museum and Library received a new painting of Frederick Marion (F.M.) Hubbell.  It was donated by the great-great grandkids of F.M. – the Des Moines Hubbell family.  It is 35”x45” and a great addition to the Hubbell Museum and Library.  F.M. lived from 1839-1930, and this painting was created in […]

Two Genealogical Societies Merge »

December 30, 2017 Contact: Marjorie Hlava; President; Hubbell Society Museum and Library; 500 SW 7th St #307, Des Moines, IA 50309 The merger of the Hubbell Family Historical Society (THFHS) and the Hubbell Museum and Library (HML – formerly Hubbell Center) is complete!  The new organization is the Hubbell Society, Museum and Library (HSML) […]

New Family Genealogy Books are Being Published! »

At last! After 30 years a new edition of the Family Genealogy is being released. This edition corrects many of the errors of previous editions.  Incorporates over 500 new photos, includes over 31,000 descendants of our early colonist ancestor Richard Hubball. The last edition was published in 1995. Please order now to ensure we have […]

Long Beach 2017 Biennial Reunion »

18th Biennial REUNION – LONG BEACH, California June 16th through June 19th 2017 Registration Form Come join us aboard the legendary Queen Mary for the Hubbell Family Historical Society’s 18th Biennial Reunion in Long Beach, California! Relax in a unique stateroom – no two are alike. Catch up with friends and family in one of the […]

Rod Hubble Reproduction Painting »

Artist Rod Hubble has donated a reproduction of American Heirloom, one of his major works. The painting was taken from a small black and white photograph circa 1930 in Eastern New Mexico. The painting has both Rod’s father Henry Ray Hubble and his father William Hubbell. More of Hubble’s art work can be viewed on […]

Cleveland Photos »

Here are some of sites you can see if you come to the Cleveland Biennial Reunion – more information about the reunion here –  

Cleveland 2015 Biennial Renunion »

COME VISIT NORTHEAST OHIO! THFHS BIENNIAL REUNION June 21-25 2015 17th Biennial Reunion of The Hubbell Family Historical Society will take place June 21-26, 2015. Our host hotel is the Holiday Inn Cleveland South, 6001 Rockside Rd., Independence, OH 44131. The rate is $94.00 plus tax. REUNION FLYER REUNION OVERVIEW REUNION HOTEL INFO AND SCHEDULE […]

Des Moines Historical Society Tour Hubbell Museum & Library »

On May 10, fourteen members of the Des Moines Historical Society came to tour HM&L. Members of the DMHS were fascinated to learn of our existence, and asked many questions and spend nearly 2 hours with the artifacts and materials and HM&L. The DMHS publishes a newsletter, “History Happens”, holds quarterly meetings and sponsors programs […]

Magnificent New Gift to Hubbell Museum & Library »

HML recently received from (11090) Mrs. Richard B Hubbell (Sandra) and her family: Pat Forest, Debbie Zeno and Theresa Hubbell, some wonderful artifacts and photos.  Included in the gift was a Kentucky rifle made by Reid Parker Hubbell (8566) a gunsmith, and an assortment of antique powder horns and knives.  Photos included one of Reid in […]

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