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IOWA VET: MAN, WOMAN, AND BEAST

WHEN: Thursday, November 7th TIME: Pre-Reception 5:30-6:00 (cash bar) Program 6:00-7:00 Post-Reception 7:00-7:30 p.m. ADMISSION: $5.00 Members $7.00 General Public Iowans have a long tradition of serving in our country’s times of need. Iowa’s sons and daughters of American Revolutionary war veterans recalled their dads’ recollections of serving under General George Washington, reusing lead shot, and vying for a reward for designing a sturdier marching boot. A white-haired Iowa man reminisced about serving in the War of 1812 as an aide to his dad. A 20-year-old Iowa girl gave her life at the Battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War; and a Red Oak boy joined Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders in

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Free for children ages 4 and younger

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All galleries and exhibits are self-guided.

The History Center

Linn County Historical Society

800 Second Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52403

office@historycenter.org

Tel: 319-362-1501