2019 HERITAGE DAY EVENTS
Sunday, November 3, 2019, from 3:00PM - 7:00PM
in the Pearson Building on the Fairgrounds in Maquoketa, IA.
Special event for the day will be a 3:00 PM program in the County Museum presented by Justin Scott, of Denver, Iowa. Justin is the grandson of this year’s nominee, and with other family members will relate a review of the life of this great American, including a slide presentation.
At 3:50 PM, the 2019 selectee, will be inducted into the Jackson County Historical Society’s Hall of Fame. Each year the names of persons who have made noteworthy and lasting contributions to this area are submitted, reviewed by a committee, and one or more are then selected for induction. This year, Leo Croce has been chosen.
The Heritage Dinner will be held across the way - in Janssen Hall. Serving will begin at 4:00PM and continue until 7:00PM. The dinner will be prepared by Jeronimo’s in Springbrook and feature a choice of beef or baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, veggies and salads, dinner rolls, dessert and coffee or lemonade. Carry-outs will be available - call 563-249-1776 or 563-652-5020 with your choices, we will bring it to your car. Tickets are just $10 in advance; $12 at the door; and at the door there will be a 12 and under child’s plate for $7. Tickets are available from any JCHS members or either museum.
There will be a silent auction in Janssen Hall.
We hope that you will join us for this interesting program, Hall of Fame Ceremony and a great meal. We appreciate everyone’s support for this important fundraiser for the
Jackson County Historical Society.