175th Anniversary Event Recap

Historical Background In 1846 a lawyer named Timothy Davis founded Elkader, Iowa. He chose this name in honor of Emir Abd el-Kader, who was fighting against French colonial forces in the Regency of Algiers, then part of the Ottoman Empire. The Emir is not the only...

Elkader’s 175th Anniversary

Attention Iowans: We are excited to educate our community on Elkader’s namesake and adventures in Algeria in celebration of Elkader’s 175th anniversary of its founding. Stop by and see us from 10 am – 12 pm then join us for a picnic and brief program...

Abdelkader Education Project Annual Forum

Saturday ~ May 5, 2012 ~ Elkader, Iowa Free Public Event ~ Everyone Welcome The fourth annual AEP Forum will honor the statewide 2012 winning Abdelkader essay students (high school and college) by presenting awards and featuring international speakers, cultural...