A recreation of an 1877 open house. In celebration of the lives & home of one of 1880’s most prominent Des Moines families, the Des Moines Women’s Club is hosting a Hoyt Sherman Family Reunion the afternoon of Sunday, April 23.
Join Major Hoyt & Sara Sherman, along with family friend Major Samuel Byers & Hoyt’s equally famous brothers Lampson & General William Tecumseh Sherman, as they reflect on their Ohio childhood, early adult life, Civil War successes & Des Moines’ progress.
Hoyt & Sara will be entertaining throughout their celebrated historic mansion from 3 to 5 PM. Plan to join them for refreshments, reflections, and revelry at Hoyt Sherman Place.