K60 celebration to mark Khrushchev’s 1959 visit to Garst farm

(September 4, 2019)

September 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the historic visit of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to the Coon Rapids farm of Roswell and Elizabeth Garst in rural Guthrie County.

To mark the occasion, the Whiterock Conservancy will host a daylong “K60” celebration Saturday, Sept. 28, with a series of public events taking place on the lawn of the Roswell and Elizabeth Garst Historic Farmhouse.

The anniversary event is produced in partnership with Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.