George Mattern become a patrolman for the DMPD in March of 1916 at age 26. He was killed in the line of duty near Court Ave.
'Project 1843' is to secure contributions for improvements and repairs to the Birthplace of Des Moines/Fort Des Moines II Memorial Cabin at Principal Park.
The Des Moines Historical Society is working to preserve the former Waveland Streetcar Turnaround with a monument/park.
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