Bill Friedricks

Simpson Professor Bill Friedricks with a portion of God Bless America, a statue inspired by Grant Wood's American Gothic painting. Friedricks and the Iowa History Center at Simpson College helped bring the statue to Indianola.

The State of Iowa celebrated Iowa History Month in March.

God Bless America - American Gothic Indianola, Iowa

American Gothic figures installed in 2013 at Buxton Park across from the Simpson College Kent Campus Center. The American Gothic statue was made in honor of the famed Grant Wood painting. The sculpture by New Jersey artist Seward Johnson, is titled "God Bless America."

Bill Friedricks

Professor Bill Friedricks, who launched the Iowa History Center at Simpson College.

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