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August 2019

2019 Barn Tour

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Johnson County Historical Society Museum, 860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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The annual Barn Tour is a yearly staple for Johnson County natives in the know. Barns around northern Johnson County are on our list to explore and experience in full! Don’t worry about the summer heat, the tour will travel in style in an air-conditioned motor coach. Lunch, catered by local Iowa City favorite The Cottage, is included in the price of admission. To register for this event, please call JCHS at (319) 351-5738 OR email programs@johnsoncountyhistory.org with the following information: names of…

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Heirloom Tomato Taste at Plum Grove

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Tomatoes will be plentiful this August at Plum Grove. If you want a taste of sun-ripened tomatoes (and some of the goodies made from them) come on over and grab a bite.

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Garden Tour at Plum Grove

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 25, 2019

Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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The Johnson County Master Gardeners will give tours of the three fine gardens at Plum Grove each Sunday through August. This is free and open to the public. Tours only from 2-4 p.m.

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September 2019

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

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Historical Society Museum, 860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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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…

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