George M. Verity Riverboat Museum – Keokuk, Iowa

George M. Verity Riverboat Museum - Keokuk, Iowa The paddle boat was built in Dubuque, Iowa by the U.S. Government in 1927. The George M. Verity was donated to the City of Keokuk in 1961 after being retired from service. … [Read more...]

Fort Madison Art Center – Fort Madison, Iowa

Fort Madison Art Center - Fort Madison, Iowa The Art Center, which is open year-round, regularly displays works from local artists. The Art Center does more than just show and sell artwork throughout the year - it also puts on numerous programs for … [Read more...]

DuPont’s Iowa Powder Mills (Powdertown)- Keokuk, Iowa

DuPont's Iowa Powder Mills (Powedertown)- Keokuk, Iowa. Powdertown, or, the Iowa Powder Mills were part of DuPont's expansion during the late 1800's. Black blasting powder was what they manufactured here, and was sold and shipped to various mining … [Read more...]

Dover Museum – New London, Iowa

Description – This building was originally constructed as a glove and mitten factory in 1909; it then became a creamery in 1928. Now its displays highlight the dairy industry in an area entitled “From Bossy to Butter” and various aspects … [Read more...]

Crapo Park – Burlington, Iowa

Crapo Park - Burlington, Iowa   This 85 acre park was established in 1895 through the efforts of Philip Crapo, a local businessman and philanthropist. There was a great flurry of activity in 1896 to ready the park for the Iowa semi-centennial. The … [Read more...]

Civil War Reenactment – Keokuk, Iowa

Civil War Reenactment - Keokuk, Iowa. Experience the 21th Annual Battle of Pea Ridge on April 25 - 27, 2008. If you are interested in the Civil War, want to get "up close and personal" with history then you will truly enjoy your time at the … [Read more...]

Riverside Casino – Riverside, Iowa

    Riverside Casino - Riverside, Iowa New casino and resort in Riverside, Iowa, just 40 miles north of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa and 16 miles south of Iowa City. The new complex is situated on 375 acres in this rural setting. It will also … [Read more...]

Abbie Gardner State Historic Site – Arnolds Park, Iowa

This log cabin in Arnolds Park, originally built by Rowland Gardner in 1856, has been restored and contains furnishings that were typical of pioneer life in Iowa. Most of the Gardner family and many of their neighbors were killed in 1857 by members of … [Read more...]

Ushers Ferry Historic Village – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Ushers Ferry Historic Village - Cedar Rapids, Iowa The flood has caused the closing of the Seminole Valley Farm Museum and Usher's Ferry, both need extensive work and involvement from those that enjoy having a wonderful family … [Read more...]

The Rukmapura Park and Park Chalets – Hotel – Vedic City, Iowa

The Rukmapura Park and Park Chalets - Hotel - Vedic City, Iowa sits in rural Iowa with the peace and beauty you truly will enjoy. This new facility welcomes you with a design that encourages you to take the time to get in touch with your inner self. … [Read more...]