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March 26, 2023
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Time Details:
Displays and interactive events from 12:00-2:30 PM PM; 90-minute historical presentation begins at 3:00 PM; light refreshments follow the presentation
Coralville Public Library
1401 5th St.
Coralville, IA 52241
Free and open to the public
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Coralville 150th Anniversary Rich History, Bright Future Series: “Life and Times”

Sunday, March 26, 2023

Reflect on Coralville’s history and future in honor of Coralville's 150th anniversary! This event features displays and activities from 12:00-2:30 pm to mark Coralville’s history, development, and future. The afternoon culminates with a presentation from Rex Brandstatter and Keith Jones starting at 3:00 pm.

12:00-2:30 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

Interactive elements:

  • Coralville historical coloring sheets
  • League of Women’s Voters will speak about the women’s suffrage movement in Coralville and Johnson County
  • 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

3:00-4:30 pm

Coralville historical presentation by Rex Brandstatter and Keith Jones

4:30-5:00 pm

Light refreshments follow the historical presentation 

* The library will close at noon, and regular library services will not be available during this event.

About This Event

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

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