Two local history events to note:
4/14 at 2 p.m. - Montage Memories
Learn about the artifacts in Penn Central Mall's montage! Hosted by the Chief Mahaska Questers #505. One of the speakers is our own Historical Society president John Jacobs. There will be refreshments served.
4/18 at 6 p.m. - Historical Building Marker Unveiling
Celebrate the next building marker in Oskaloosa's Historic Downtown. The Frankel Building, home of Smokey Row, will get its marker!
Be sure to share the word for these events. All efforts to share Mahaska County's rich history are important for our community and it's exciting to see so many groups involved with these efforts!
Although the very top pieces of this building are gone, for the most part, this beautiful building is intact. The facade features tall windows paired at each end bay, and in a tripartite arrangement in the center. The center bay features a large scale stone arch that was just becoming popular when t...