March 26, 2023
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
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.
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
- 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
Coralville historical presentation by Rex Brandstatter and Keith Jones
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 www.coralville.org/Coralville150.