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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.

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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