Category: History

New Feature: Research Material Now Available »

A new section on the website, containing research material, is under construction under the Publications tab.  This material contains photos, deeds, obits, newspaper articles and much more on various Hubbell/Hubbles.

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 […]

“What’s happening at the Hubbell House in Albuquerque, New Mexico”?-Read an update by Margie MHK Hlava »

Hubbell House Alliance- Happenings 2013

The Case of the Indian Trader: Billy Malone and the National Park Service Investigation at Hubbell Trading Post »

The Case of the Indian Trader: Billy Malone and the National Park Service Investigation at Hubbell Trading Postsounds like a very interesting read related to Billy Malone, who was the last real Indian trader to operate the historic Hubbell Trading Post.  Here is a link to purchase/view it on Amazon – Link to Amazon . […]

Walter Hubbell’s 1881 History of the Hubbell Family »

The “History of the Hubbell Family” first published by Walter Hubbell in 1881 is available for inspection or downloading under the “Publications” Tab.  This History contains numerous sketches of early Hubbells and is a good read and a great resource for researchers.

HUB Reflects on 93 Exciting Years »

Hub Hubbell, who has spent most of his life in the rodeo business and promotion, looks back over a long life of keeping busy doing what he knows best. He and his wife took what life gave them and made the most of it as “The Shooting Hubbells” and now alone, he lives at his […]

Hubbell Center Wall Artifacts »

The list of the Hubbell Center Wall Artifacts is now available on the Hubbell Center page.  This lists the items that are displayed around the rooms in the Hubbell Center in Des Moines, IA.  It includes descriptions of the items, what family history they relate to and how they arrived at the center. -Hannah Herzog

Betty HUBBLE Vows To Take Action »

When you learn that your post office may be closed, you might want to have Betty HUBBLE on your side.  The post office in question has been in operation since 1881 when Henry C. Groseclose, who founded the Future Farmers of America, became its first postmaster.   HUBBLE, a resident of Ceres, Virginia recognizes that […]

Missouri Reflection on E.P. HUBBLE »

Following the final journey of the space shuttle, Missourians reflect on the role of their own, including Edwin Powell HUBBLE. There must have been something in the water or the air to attract so many from Missouri to enter the space program over the years. Learn a bit more about the man who is probably the […]

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