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Date:
July 22, 2021
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time Details:
All ages
Location:
Indianola City Cemetery, south edge of town on west side of the road. Follow signs
Address:
Indianola, IA 50125
Cost:
This program is free but registrations are required. Call 515 961-9420 or register online-link below
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Afternoon Adventures Speaker Series: Old Stones & Old Bones

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Join local historian Elodie Opstad as she shares her latest research, along with an update on restoration efforts at Indianola’s Old City Cemetery. Elodie began researching the stories of Indianola residents buried in the old city cemetery. Donations from tours have been used to repair and resurrect some of the old headstones and you’ll be able to see before and after pictures of the results. In this program she will also share stories of early settlers residing in a different section of the cemetery. Their stories are newly discovered and need to be told. Cemetery symbols and their meaning will be explained. Take a step back in time with this fascinating and educational presentation! Rain site: Indianola Activity Center.