Iowa Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument: Restorative Maintenance of the Statues

In June of 2021, Smith Art Conservation, LLC, of Auburn, California, began restorative maintenance of the statues on the Iowa Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument located on the Iowa State Capitol Complex in Des Moines, Iowa. The project was coordinated by the Iowa Department of Administrative Services. Fundraising for the project was organized through the Iowa Capitol Planning Commission. This video features highlights of the project, beginning with a brief history of the monument.