The 2016 Higgins Museum National Bank Note Seminar in Okoboji, Iowa,
will be held on July 27 and 28. The seminar is being organized and
produced by the museum, which has the biggest collection of national
bank notes from Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and
Wisconsin on permanent exhibit anywhere in the United States. It also
has a display of bank-related objects such as a bank teller cage,
safes, and a spider printing press on loan from the Bureau of
Engraving and Printing.
Co-sponsors are the Central States Numismatic Society, the Society
of Paper Money Collectors, and the Professional Currency Dealers Association.
Presentations will be offered by Wendell Wolka, Lee Lofthus, Frank
Potter, Peter Huntoon and Mark Hotz and will be followed by a
roundtable discussion. Topics are not yet finalized.
Connect with Coin World:
To register as a participant at the seminar, contact museum curator
Larry Adams at 712-332-5859, or direct inquiry by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The registration fee is $75 or $65 for
individuals who are members of the co-sponsoring CSNS, SPMC, or PCDA
organizations. Send registrations and remittances to the Higgins
Museum, 1507 Sanborn Ave., P.O. Box 258, Okoboji, IA 51355.
The fee includes a welcome reception at the museum and a catered
Hotel rooms can be reserved from AmericInn Lodge, 105 Brooks Park
Drive (just off U.S. Highway 71); call the hotel at 800-634-3444 or
712-332-9000 for reservations. Or contact Arrowwood Resort, 1405 U.S.
Highway 71, at 800-727-4561 or 712-332-2161, for reservations.
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