The Iowa town with 92 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places is showing off its town square this weekend. Albia Restoration Days is in its 17th year. The events include live entertainment, a run/walk, a quilt show, arts and crafts and a parade at ten o’clock this morning.Cindy Reed-Shull, executive director of the Albia Area Chamber of Commerce, says this year’s parade promises to be the largest in the town’s history with 130 entries. Reed-Shull says Albia’s young actors are also getting in on the weekend act by playing some of Albia’s past notables.Albia is in southeastern Iowa’s Monroe County, about 20 miles west of Ottumwa. Reed-Shull says Albia has more buildings on the National Historic Register than any other Iowa community and this is a way to showcase them. For more information, call the Chamber at (641) 932-3319.
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