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Ties to Our Past Hardcover Book The Gazette Cedar Rapids
Ties To Our Past Hardcover Book
Ties To Our Past Hardcover Book
Ties To Our Past Hardcover Book
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Ties To Our Past Hardcover Book
Ties to our Past Cedar Rapids Gazette Cedar Lake History
Ties to our Past The Gazette Cedar Rapids

Ties To Our Past Hardcover Book

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Back in stock!  Originally released in 2016, Ties To Our Past is a hardcover book featuring Time Machine articles looking back at people, places, and events in Eastern Iowa throughout history.

Written by Diane Fannon-Langton, Ties To Our Past features 50 stories and over 100 pages of content featuring stories about Eastern Iowa's past.  

Read stories such as:

  • The original breweries that were a part of Cedar Rapids before prohibition.
  • Union Station, which sat alongside Green Square Park.
  • The Kapa Ann, a Cedar River excursion boat in the 1950's and 1960's.
  • The Cherry Sisters of Marion, who became famous for their lack of on-stage talent.
  • An amusement park on First Ave?  Yes - CeMar Acres Amusement Park which operated at 5001 First Ave SE from the 1940's - 1960's.
  • The History of Cedar Lake and it's relationship with Cedar Rapids.

And so many more!