‘Fiddlin’ Granny’ to perform at state fair
Joanne Ancell, also known as “Fiddlin’ Granny,” will perform at the Iowa State Fair this weekend. She will perform on the fiddle during a Civil War re-enactment at 1 p.m. Saturday in Pioneer Hall. She also will read from the book she co-authored with Henry McVey, “Two Years and Two Days: A Writ of My Civil War Experiences.”
At 3:30 p.m. that same day, Ancell, who hails from Fairfield, will play her fiddle in Pioneer Hall.