Cherokee PRCA Rodeo – Cherokee, Iowa

Cherokee PRCA Rodeo - Cherokee, Iowa  Performances are held at 7:30 PM each eveningat the Cherokee County Fairgrounds. PRCA Events include: Bull Riding, Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down Roping, Team Roping. WPRA Events … [Read more...]

Camp Algona POW Museum – Algona, Iowa

Camp Algona POW Museum - Algona, Iowa The camp consisted of 178 buildings for the Prisoners of War from Germany. The 287 acres is just 2 miles west of Algona. It housed up to 10,000 German prisoners of war from 1944 through 1946. The prisoners were … [Read more...]

Buena Vista Historical Museum – Storm Lake, Iowa

The Buena Vista County Museum is located in the downtown area of Storm Lake in a 1920 building constructed for the sale of Ford automobiles. Artifacts relating the region’s past have been preserved and some are on display. Each year a new … [Read more...]

Battle Hill Museum Of Natural History – Battle Creek, Iowa

In this town of Battle Creek with less than one thousand persons, visitors can look at over displays of 4,000 natural history specimens of both native and foreign animals and birds, including a full-mount African elephant, giraffe, and tiger. Also there … [Read more...]

Arts On Grand – Spencer, Iowa

In a 1930s style building is located an art gallery that has changing exhibitions. The gallery gift shop offers original artwork from mid-western artists. The facility offers arts type workshops and special events for children and adults. Space is also … [Read more...]

Arnolds Park Amusement Park – Arnolds Park, Iowa

Arnolds Park Amusement Park - Arnolds Park, Iowa  It all began with a giant toboggan waterslide. Pioneer developer, Wesley Arnold built this thrilling ride to draw visitors to his lakeshore property back in the late 1800s. Before long, the park … [Read more...]

Andy Williams Birthplace – Wall Lake, Iowa

Andy Williams Birthplace - Wall Lake, Iowa   There is a simple two-story white frame house overlooking a junction in Wall Lake, Iowa, that is “note-worthy” to those who like the tunes made famous by singer Andy Williams—it is his … [Read more...]

Ambrose A. Call State Park – Algona, Iowa

This 138-acre park near Algona, Iowa, contrasts quite strongly with the gently rolling farmland in the nearby area for it has rugged hills heavily wooded with virgin timber. It is near the east fork of the Des Moines River. Call and his brother Asa were … [Read more...]

Algona Nativity Scene – Algona, Iowa

Algona was the site of a World War II prisoner of war camp that was constructed in 1943 and 1944 and was used until the war ended. The second group of prisoners came from Germany. One of them, Edward Kalb, came up with the idea of building a Nativity … [Read more...]

Albert City Historical Museum – Albert City, Iowa

This museum complex in Albert City has quite a collection of artifacts of what pioneer, late 1800s, and early 1900s life was like. Here visitors can look at a depot, 1900s-era home, 1875 furnished schoolhouse, 1900s cars, tool shop, laundry … [Read more...]