Place:Pella, Marion, Iowa, United States


NamePella
TypeCity
Coordinates41.407°N 92.917°W
Located inMarion, Iowa, United States     (1847 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
Graceland Cemetery
Oakwood Cemetery
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Pella is a city in Marion County, Iowa, United States. The population was 10,352 at the 2010 census. Pella is the home of Central College as well as several manufacturing companies, including Pella Corporation and Vermeer Manufacturing Company.

History and culture

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  • Audio Een verre stem uit Pella
    • Aan de hand van foto’s, documenten, brieven en gesprekken met nakomelingen schetst Hans Keller de geschiedenis van een groep om hun geloof vervolgde Amsterdamse middenstanders. In 1847 emigreerde de groep onder leiding van dominee Hendrik Peter Scholte naar de VS. In Iowa stichtten zij het prairiestadje Pella.

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