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Coralville 150 Rich History Bright Future Series “Life and Times”
March 26 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDTFree
This event serves as a reflection of Coralville’s history and future celebrating to help Coralville’s sesquicentennial. This event will feature numerous displays and activities to remark Coralville’s history, its development, and future and end with a presentation from local historian Rex Brandstatter that starts at 3pm.
This free event is part of a series of events held through October 2023 to celebrate Coralville’s sesquicentennial; Coralville will celebrate its 150th anniversary on October 3, 2023. Learn more at www.coralville.org/Coralville150.
Starting at 12:00 pm*:
Exhibits on display:
- Historical boards from Johnson County Historical Society
- Large historical maps of Coralville to showcase growth
- Displays that reflect the diversity and different populations of Coralville
- Board that highlights future developments along the riverfront and sustainability efforts by the City
- Digital picture slideshow of historic Coralville images
- Corps of Engineers display
- Coralville historical coloring sheets
- The League of Women Voters will be in period costume as suffragettes. Talk to them about the women’s vote in Iowa.
- Picture booth: Try on an old baseball uniform and take your picture in front of a historical baseball field in Coralville.
- Be part of documenting Coralville’s sesquicentennial! Participate in a short interview, and tell us what you love about Coralville.
- Coralville apparel and commemorative coins for sale
Coralville historical presentation by Rex Brandstatter
Light refreshments follow the historical presentation
* Regular library services will not be available during this event.