“Restore the past, Enrich the future.”
Atlantic Rock Island Society Enterprise (ARISE) a501(c)(3) Non-Profit Tax ID #42-1396129 organization, owns the Rock Island Depot and the American Legion Memorial Building in Atlantic, Iowa. ARISE actively restores old buildings and keeps them being used for the good of the community.
One of ARISE‘s main goals is to provide veterans in the surrounding areas a place to meet and also to be given the opportunity to share some of their history with the community through our library and museum. ARISE also works to preserve artifacts and books given by veterans that have passed away and to educate the community of their legacy.