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100 years ago the United States entered World War I. The scale of the conflict was massive and weaponry had advanced to a terrifying level. A Council Bluffs surgeon and former mayor came up with idea to address this byt bringing health care to the wounded rather than transport the wounded to care.
Annual Meeting and Banquet Rescheduled
The Historical Society of Pottawattamie County's annual banquet and business meeting originally scheduled for Sunday, April 23 has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 20. HSPC President Mariel Wagner explains this will make the event part of the "Celebrate Council Bluffs" weekend. Current plans are to have a special members-only tour of the re-imagined "Squirrel Cage" Jail Museum at 226 Pearl Street. Other details will be announced as the date draws nearer.