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VISIT THE STATUE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN CARRIED BY EARLY SETTLERS TO ALTON
In the Spalding School Entry
CHECK OUT THE LUXEMBOURG MURAL
Alton Main Street
Artist Amber Hansen - Assisted by volunteers
Celebrating 150 Years
June 5th 2021
Come Join Us At Lux Fest!
A celebration of the first Luxembourg settlers to Northwest Iowa
Circa: May 1870
SIGN IN & WELCOME
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Alton-Spalding Gym
First Settlers Genealogies Compiled by Robert Arens
Family Histories and Displays
ACTIVITIES IN ALTON CITY PARK
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Craft Vendors and Food Trucks
Band Shell Musial Entertainment
DEDICATION AND BLESSING AT ST DONATUS SITE
1:00 p.m. - Father Dan Greving
1 mile east and 2 miles south of Alton on Kingbird Avenue and 480th Street
Special Guest, His Excellency Gaston Stronck, Luxembourg Ambassador to the U.S.
Prior to 5:00 mass - Directed by LeAnn Weiderholt
MASS AT ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH ALTON
5:00 p.m. - Fr. Dan Greving, Celebrant
(Last day to register! May 15th)
6:00 p.m. - Alton Community Building
Keynote Speaker - Deacon Rick Roder
Dual Citizens, Tri-State Groups from La Crosse, Wisconsin; St. Donatus, Iowa; New Ulm, Minnesota;
Private Groups and special guests
Saturday and Sunday!
(Information at Spalding Gym with directions to these area towns and lists of Luxembourgers buried at these cemeteries)
St. Mary's Church Cemetery
Museum in the Library
St. Joseph's Church Cemetery
St. Anthony's Church Cemetery
Holy Name Church
Cemetery and Museum
St. Joseph's Church
Cemetery (Peter Gehlen Grave)
Plymouth County Historical Museum
St. Catherine's Church, Cemetery
St. Mary's Church, Cemetery, Museum
Special Showing Saturday,
May 30th, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
John Greenen Paintings