Tulip Festival in Pella 2012


 

 Pella is not mentioned in the Bible by name, but Eusebius states that the church of Jerusalem left the city before the war and settled in Pella beyond the Jordan. It is one of the ten cities in Decapolis.

Pella, Iowa is named after Pella beyond the Jordan.

  Tulips bloomed early.
 
Tiles showing the tradition of Dutch immigrants.

Ed van Ouwerkerk explaining the tradition of the Dutch immigrants.
 

Families representing 12 provinces of the Netherlands.

 
 

Dutch dancing

 
 

Street cleaning
 
   

Parade begins
 
Governor Branstad  

Old occupations
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
Old vehicles