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A private, non-profit group committed to serving the public by furthering an appreciation of the historical and cultural heritage of the Johnson County community through education, preservation and interpretation.
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1870 Period Clothing
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Snacks for upcoming exhibit openings and special events
You all did a great job. The answer is of course “B.” As far as I know, there wasn’t a public backlash at the name including Mormons, but the members of the Foundation wanted to include other aspects of local history and expand their focus and research to include a broader audience.
Saturday July 14, 1862 9:00 Camp Opens to the Public 9:00 Rounders Game ( base ball ) on the Battle Field 9 to 1 Write a letter to a soldier (Visitors Center) 10:00 Infantry Drill ( on Battle Field ) 10:00 Arti...
Good going, guys. "C" is correct. Eustis was Sec. of War during the War of 1812 ; Lt. Gov. Joshua G. Newbold was Governor of Iowa--he was preceded by Samuel J. Kirkwood.
I mentioned Van Buren just to throw you off. Hickenlooper was a WWII governor.