Thu, Nov 12 | Osborne Nature Center

"The Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940"

Join Naturalist Abbey Harkrader for a presentation on “The Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940.” The program will be held at the Osborne Conservation Center on Thursday, November 12th at 1:00 p.m. Reservations are required at 245-1516.
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"The Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940"

Time & Location

Nov 12, 2020, 1:00 PM
Osborne Nature Center, 29862 Osborne Rd, Elkader, IA 52043, USA

About the Event

November of this year will be the 80th Anniversary of the tragic Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940. It started as a warm and sunny morning that suddenly turned into a living hell to duck hunters, farmers, and others who tried to take advantage of the perfect weather that was about to become a winter nightmare. The program will include a presentation, followed by a time to share personal stories and family accounts of this amazing and tragic storm in 1940.

This program was originally scheduled as a O.W.L.S. Event. Even though O.W.L.S. programs were cancelled for the year, we still wanted to host this program for the public. Registration will be required to limit numbers and maintain social distancing so please call 245-1516 to register or visit www.claytoncountyconservation.org. Participants are encouraged to wear masks and practice social distancing while attending.

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