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Color Guard and Funerals

When you attend a funeral for a person who has served in the military, do you expect that a Color Guard will be present? It is easy to take that service for granted but there is much to know about the tradition. Steve…

Civil War Soldier Program

  ARISE  will host O.J. Fargo on Sunday, September 20, 2 pm at the American Legion Memorial Building (the Armory) for a program entitled  “Just Before the Battle Mother- A Visit from a Civil War Soldier. “  After an overview of Iowa’s involvement…

Car Clubs of the Past

Car clubs were popular at Atlantic High School with the VAQUERO CAR CLUB being one of them. Cactus Jack Barringer is gathering information from members. He is donating his collection of items to the Atlantic History Center at the American Legion Memorial Building. …