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October 2018

Oakdale Sanatorium Lecture

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Historical Society Museum, 860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States

Kathy Fait presents her collected research on Oakdale Sanatorium. Learn about the history of medical knowledge and care in the 20th century. Specifically, as it applies to tuberculosis---a leading cause of death for the past 100+ years. Our presenter will touch on the history of Oakdale Sanatorium, the history of TB and its care, and the Oakdale community which was built around the care of TB patients. Date may change. More details to follow.

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Hudson’s Community Night

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hudson’s Tap, 482 Highway 1 W
Iowa City, IA 52246 United States
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Eat at Hudson's on Wednesday the 10th and help keep Johnson County history alive! 10% of all proceeds will go to help the JCHS with collections care, event expenses, and other necessary costs of doing business. Thank you, Johnson County community, for your help and support.

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Cemetery Walk

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Cemetery Walk is the perfect time to stretch your legs and learn about some little-known history of Johnson County. During this yearly event, visitors tour a Johnson Co. cemetery and learn the ins and outs of the lives of a select group of people who are buried there. This year's Walk will be held at Ridgewood Cemetery in North Liberty. Tours start every 30 minutes.   An additional tour will be offered by local Grave Topics instructor Laurie Taylor.…

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December 2018

Aisle of Lights (JCHS Activities)

December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnson County Historical Society Museum, 860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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JCHS takes part in the annual luminary extravaganza this December. Visit Coralville to see the beautiful luminaries set up around town. Free admission to the Heritage Museum!

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January 2019

WinterFest 2019

January 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Johnson County Historical Society Museum, 860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Coralville creates a special place to interact with local business while having the time of your life. Visit JCHS to complete a special craft and warm up with a hot drink. Admission to the Heritage Museum is free. Date TBA.

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