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Creating the Black Utopia of Buxton, Iowa Book Signing and Lecture

September 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Author Rachelle Chase (visit her website here) returns to the JCHS with her second book on Buxton: Creating the Black Utopia of Buxton, Iowa. Buxton, IA was a place of racial inclusion in a time when our country was anything but.

Come to the JCHS’s Community Room this September to hear Rachelle Chase discuss her research into this one-of-a-kind town.

This event is free and open to the public.






“Extensively researched and pleasantly written, Chase covers all facets of daily life. Rare photographs augment her coverage of this unique Hawkeye State place.”
–H. Roger Grant, professor of history, Clemson University


Available now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Arcadia Publishing and more!


September 22, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Johnson County Historical Society Museum
860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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(319) 351-5738