Okoboji’s Big O Show

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For other years contact Beth Bright, Coordinator at (712)330-5192 or email: bluestarcollections@hotmail.com Don't miss this 4th Annual Okoboji's Big O Show being held June 24-26 in Okoboji, IA located on Hwy 71 across from the Harley Davidson … [Read more...]

National Historic District – Downtown Fort Madison

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Stroll the streets of a Victorian river-town, with wonderful examples of architecture from the Second Empire style of the 1870s through Art Modern and Art Deco in the 1940s.  The periods of interest consist of 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, … [Read more...]

The Gallup House – Jefferson, Iowa

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THE GALLUP HOUSE A PLACE TO GATHER The George Gallup House is the birthplace and boyhood home of Dr. George Gallup, the pioneer of public opinion polling. Located in Jefferson, Iowa, the house, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, … [Read more...]

Heritage Hall

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A small museum dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of the history of Slater, Iowa and the surrounding area. Included are displays on farming, local businesses (such as the office of a dentist in the early 1900s!) and genealogy resources. … [Read more...]

Wide River Winery – Clinton, Iowa

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Wide River Winery - Clinton, Iowa When you are in the Clinton area you will want to make a trip to the Wide River Winery and visit with the owner, Dorothy O'Brien.  Dorothy founded the winery in 2005 after being involved in organic gardening, cooking, … [Read more...]

Old City Hall Art Gallery -Maquoketa, Iowa

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Old City Hall Art Gallery, in Maquoketa Iowa features the oil paintings of Master Artist Rose Frantzen, along with artist Charles Morris, Potter Sylvia March, & photographer Wayne Frantzen. In Nov. 2009-July 2010, 180 12x12 oil paintings of residents … [Read more...]

Oelwein Area Historical Museum – Oelwein, IA

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The Oelwein Area Historical Museum is located at 900 - 2nd. Ave. S.E. It sets adjacent to new Hwy 150 S between Dairy Queen and the National Guard Armory. This attraction has no direct access from Hwy 150; but can be reached by 7th. St. SE near the Dairy … [Read more...]