The Nathan Brown Monument Restoration dedication will be on May 22, at 1 p.m. in the Springville Cemetery, Springville. The Mayflower Chapter, Marion-Linn Chapter, Ashley Chapter — National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has led the effort to restore the Nathan Brown Monument after derecho damaged it in August of last year. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the Springville Historical Society, and the public also assisted with repairs.
Nathan Brown is one of the 43 recognized veterans of the American Revolutionary War known to be buried in Iowa. The DAR has asked for Color Guard representation from all eras and service organizations. Members of the Iowa SAR, (Sons of The American Revolution) has been asked to join as well.
Masks are required. The event will take place rain or shine.