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Video: The Black Angel

The Black Angel (Brandon Paquin, Dylan Snodgrass/The Daily Iowan)

December 5, 2017

The Black Angel statue, located at Oakland cemetery in Iowa City, has become a popular site for locals and tourists. This statue has been in the cemetery for almost 100 years and has many rumors and stories behind it. Cemetery supervisor Russell Buffington explains the history behind the statue and why...