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Clear Lake Iowa Centennial Medallion 1851-1951
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Clear Lake, Iowa, is located in Cerro Gordo county.
It was founded in 1851 and celebrated its centennial 100th anniversary in 1951.
Clear Lake Iowa Centennial 1951
1. Clear Lake Iowa Centennial Medallion 1851-1951
 
Bronze, 32mm, 10.91gm
 
Obverse:
Covered wagon, propeller airplane, sail boat
CLEAR LAKE IOWA
1851-1951
 
Reverse:
CLEAR LAKE, IOWA
CENTENNIAL
JULY 14-15, 1951
THIS CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR GOLDEN AS IOWA'S CORN
WILL BRING YOU GOOD LUCK AND HAPPINESS
 
Rock and roll singer Buddy Holly died in an airplane crash near Clear Lake in 1959.
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