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Agriculture Oriented

Posted September 10, 2014 at 12:13 pm

Wallace Center board looks at expanding with interpretive center

d.burns@carrollspaper.com

Board members of the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center, an agricultural and rural tourism attraction near Orient, are eying the addition of an interpretive center to chronicle and celebrate the vast historical role of the late vice president.

“That’s in the concept stage right now,” said Wallace Centers board member Jay Howe, a Greenfield attorney. “The board is going to be working on that in the months ahead.”

Wallace — named in 1999 as the “most influential Iowan of the 20th century” — served as vice president of the United States under President Franklin D.

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