Summer Garland Poetry Reading
Sunday, June 18, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. we are hosting the 14th annual Summer Garland Poetry Reading in the front yard of Hamlin Garland’s boyhood home at 3907 Nobel Ave, 2 miles east and 2.5 miles north of Osage. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy and afternoon of nature poetry. Refreshments will be served.
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In 1869 Julia Addington became the first woman elected to office in the Iowa and one of the first women elected in United states. To honor this historic event, the Preservation Association has installed a sign in front of property … Continue reading
Be sure to visit the Mitchell County Historical Society’s museum at the CRC in Osage. They have created a display of artifacts from the 1858 Mitchell County Courthouse.
Boy Scout Log Cabin
Pinicon Alders Log Cabin Dedication “Is the cabin still there?” That’s what Fr. Schmitz wanted to know when former Boy Scout Roman Koenigs visited him in the nursing home in the mid 1980’s. In the summer of 1948 and every … Continue reading
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10th Annual Summer Poetry Reading
The front lawn of the Hamlin Garland boyhood home at 3907 Noble Avenue has proven to be a great location for the annual Hamlin Garland summer poetry reading. The setting takes to readers and the participants back in time. We … Continue reading
Spring Park Gets A Makeover
If you haven’t been to the spring at Spring Park lately, be sure to check out the new stone work recently completed by Randle Construction. Here are a few pictures of the work in progress and the completed work.