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Alyssa McGhghy, Exhibition Designer & Event Planner

319-351-5738|| https://johnsoncountyhistory.org

Upcoming Events

July 2017

Open House: 1876 Schoolhouse & Old Town Hall

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1876 Coralville Schoolhouse, 310 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Free

Join us in celebrating our 50th anniversary! The 1876 Coralville Schoolhouse and Coralville Old Town Hall will be open to the public. Shuttles will be available at S.T Morrison Park courtesy of the City of Coralville.

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Picnic at Plum Grove

July 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Plum Grove Historic Home, 1030 Carroll St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Pack a picnic and enjoy the charms of Plum Grove! Learn about Iowa history while touring Plum Grove Historic Home. Play some pioneer lawn games and savor a snack provided by the Historic Foodies of Iowa City. Date: July 30th Time: 1:30-4:30 PM Location: 1030 Carroll St. Iowa City, Iowa This event is free and open to the public. Questions? Call 319-351-5738

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August 2017

Barns & Brews of Johnson County

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Johnson County Historical Society Museum, 860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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More details to come!

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October 2017

Annual Cemetery Walk

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saint James Old Cemetery, 900 N Summit St
Iowa City, IA United States
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Free

Take a guided walk among the tombstones and hear stories of local citizens from bygone days. Emerging from the night in period costumes, actors will tell the tales of some of Sanint Joseph's finest residents!   **Johnson County Historical Society is looking for volunteers (college age and older) to help retell the stories of local citizens within the cemetery. We have all the information gathered, we just need individuals to present it. Interested? Contact Alyssa for more information at alyssa@johnsoncountyhistory.org.

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TAKO Pumpkin Carving Party

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Poor Farm & Asylum, 4811 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246 United States
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Free

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Haunted Iowa City Tour

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

More details to come! Date may change. ****Johnson County Historical Society is looking for volunteers (college age and older) to guide/narrate the tours. We have all the information gathered, we just need individuals to present it. Interested in telling Iowa City's ghost stories? Contact Alyssa for more information at alyssa@johnsoncountyhistory.org  

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