Corn Carnival – Gladbrook, Iowa

    Corn Carnival - Gladbrook, Iowa   For over 85 years the community of Gladbrook has held a Corn Carnival for the residents and visitors to their town. The summertime celebration, held in July, has everything you could want in a … [Read more...]

University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame – Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame - Iowa City, Iowa, Roy G. Karro Building: The ultimate fantasy of a fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes…the University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame. Photos, biographies, interactive displays, Nile Kinnick's Heisman … [Read more...]

FORT ATKINSON PRESERVE – Fort Atkinson, Iowa

Fort Atkinson was established in 1842 along the Turkey River to protect the Winnebagos from other Native American tribes; parts of it still remain. Originally there were 24 buildings and a stockade wall. The fort was abandoned in 1849, and sold to local … [Read more...]

Iowa Wesleyan College – Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Iowa Wesleyan College - Mount Pleasant, Iowa Located in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa - Iowa Wesleyan College, founded in 1842, is the oldest, church-related, degree granting institution west of the Mississippi. Many of its early buildings exhibit various styles of … [Read more...]

Community Center – Pella, Iowa

Community Center - Pella, Iowa The Community Center serves the citizens of Pella by providing facilities and leadership in the development of the arts, recreational, cultural, civic, educational and social activities. … [Read more...]

Children’s Museum Of Central Iowa – Ames, Iowa

Children's Museum Of Central Iowa - Ames, Iowa This facility in Ames is designed to provide alternative entertainment for families, with the opportunity to educate with science and technology, experience fine arts, study natral history and it has … [Read more...]

Iowa State Penitentiary – Fort Madison, Iowa

Iowa State Penitentiary - Fort Madison, Iowa   The Prison is a place to look at but you certainly don't want to be a resident! The penitentiary was built in 1839 this is a maximum secutiry prison. Iowa State Penitentiary is the oldest prison … [Read more...]

Chicago, Milwaukee, And St. Paul Depot – Adel, Iowa

Chicago, Milwaukee, And St. Paul Depot - Adel, Iowa This passenger depot was built in the early 1900s to serve the railroad that ran through Adel until 1952. The building has now been renovated. Since the railbed is now the Raccoon River Valley Trail, … [Read more...]

The Barn Museum – South Amana, Iowa

 The Barn Museum - South Amana, Iowa The Barn Museum in South Amana, Iowa has displays comprised of a wide variety of structures-beautiful detail in miniature, the largest collection of minuatures in the world. … [Read more...]

Carrie Chapman Catt Center For Women And Politics – Ames, Iowa

 Carrie Chapman Catt Center For Women And Politics - Ames, Iowa Founded in 1992, the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics provides leadership development and educational opportunities for women and men interested in politics, public … [Read more...]