Iowa History Month
Emir Abdelkader’s Life, Legacy and Impact on Iowa
The State Historical Society of Iowa is celebrating the 175th anniversary of Iowa by hosting an online learning series via Zoom during March. Programs focus on Iowa history through a cultural lens. Elkader, Iowa was named after Emir Abdelkader and the Abdelkader Education Project continues to tell the story through education initiatives and outreach.
JOIN US! On March 16 Noon to 1:00pmCT. Presenters discussing Emir Abdelkader’s life, legacy and impact on Iowa are: Kathy Garms (Elkader), AEP Co-founder and board member; Matthew Peterson (Iowa native), AEP Executive Director; and John Kiser (Virginia) author of “Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abdelkader.”
To attend this free virtual event, please register on the Iowa Historical Society website at: