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New Book Examines Pella’s Language History

Posted: Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 6:25 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

A book about Pella’s linguistic heritage is set to be released in November. “Pella Dutch: Portrait of a Language in an Iowa Communty” was written by Central College Professor Phillip Webber. Through interviews and conversations, Webber examines the lasting Dutch heritage in the local language. Vermeer Windmill Director Bonnie Verburg says they plan on carrying the book at the Interpretive Center when it’s released.