On The Road To Statehood – Celebrating 175 Years – 1839.

July 4, 1839.

“That was Iowa City in July, 1839 — a map, a paper plat, recorded in the office of I. P.  Hamilton, the recorder of Johnson County,” Benjamin F. Shambaugh wrote in his 1939 book, The Old Stone Capitol Remembers.

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