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Johnson County Historical Society Museum

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860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
(319) 351-5738 https://johnsoncountyhistory.org/museum/

The Johnson County Historical Society Museum is home to the Society’s more than 10,000 historic artifacts. The exhibits portray the diverse and vibrant heritage of the county, from the Meskwaki tribe and early settlers to contemporary times. The Community Room is available for event rentals.

June 2019

Gangster in our Midst Lecture and Book Signing

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Historical Society Museum, 860 Quarry Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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Author Betty Passick (click here to visit her website) will share A Ray of Hope, her presentation on her new book Gangster in our Midst: A Historical Novel. In the midst of recounting the true story of gangster Louis La Cava, bookkeeper to Al Capone, authoress Betty Passick also tells the tale of main character Emma Bierkoff, a woman undergoing treatment for TB at Oakdale Sanatorium in northern Iowa City. The novel spans 60 years and touches on powerful topics such as…

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