Memories Are Kept Alive At Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

| July/August 1970

Route 4, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 52641.

Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, home of the Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Reunion, has been busy since last September making plans for another mammoth steam festival which will be opening September 3rd for five days and continuing through Labor Day, September 7th.

Labeled by author - photographer, Dana Jennings, as 'The Greatest Steam Show on Earth,' this festival is again expected to attract visitors from all states and many foreign countries. Last year visitors from every state spotted their hometowns on a large map near headquarters. Seventeen countries were also represented.

More improvements are now being made in the camp grounds to accommodate more visitors who wish to camp. 1615 separate units turned the area into a small city during the 1969 Reunion. Many will again be coming for several days ahead of the opening date to join in the excitement of the last minute preparations.

The Reunion offers a taste of life as it was lived in rural America around the turn of the century.

Thousands thrill each year as the large giants, fire boxes glowing and whistles shrilling, followed by the baby models, many driven by their proud builders, parade daily in front of the free grandstand. They number nearly 100 and are joined by about 60 early-day tractors.


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