As part of our 40th anniversary celebration, Friends of Historic Preservation will be publishing Marybeth Slonneger’s new book Finials: A View of Downtown Iowa City.  You may know of Marybeth’s other popular books on Iowa City, including Small But Ours: Images and Stories from a Nineteenth Century Bohemian Neighborhood, Wetherby’s Gallery: Painting, Daguerreotypes, & Ambrotypes of an Artist, and The Burg: A Writer’s Diner. FHP is proud to be sponsoring her new book which highlights the social and economic center of Iowa City over its more than 175 years of existence.


FHP is offering Finials at a special pre-order price of $20. When the book is release it will retail for $25. Buying the book in advance will not only save you money, but it will also help FHP offset the printing costs. Order the book online today!

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