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Wild Rose Casino and Resort – Emmetsburg, Iowa

Wild Rose Casino and Resort - Emmetsburg, Iowa features 550 slot machines and 15 table games on a 28,000 square foot casino floor. In addition it features Emmet’s Grill Buffet, which is a full-service buffet, Dunnigan’s, which is an Irish Pub, … [Read more...]

Victorian On Main Museum – Emmetsburg, Iowa

Victorian On Main Museum - Emmetsburg, Iowa This home at 1703 E. Main is considered to be the “crown jewel” of the many Victorian homes to be found in Emmetsburg. It was built in 1883 as a wedding present from Edwin and Mary Ormsby to their … [Read more...]

The Prairie Log House And School House – Storm Lake, Iowa

The Prairie Log House And School House - Storm Lake, Iowa The Prairie Log House was originally built in 1871 on a site near Rembrandt, IA by Scandinavian immigrants. It was taken down and reconstructed in Storm Lake on the northeastern shore of the … [Read more...]

The Old Mill – Vogel Windmill – Orange City, Iowa

The Old Mill - Vogel Windmill - Orange City, Iowa From this replica of a Holland mill learn how paint pigments were ground using wind power.The interior of the "Dutch Miller's Home" is furnished with antiques imported from Holland. Have you ever wished … [Read more...]

The Old Factory – Orange City, Iowa

The Old Factory - Orange City, Iowa This site is located in the old wooden shoe factory—one of the oldest buildings in Orange City. Visitors can view a demonstration on the art of carving wooden shoes either live or on video. Wooden shoes for … [Read more...]

The Higgins Museum – Okoboji, Iowa

The Higgins Museum - Okoboji, Iowa   This museum is dedicated to displaying the history of United States national banking. In its collection are national banking notes from the years 1863-1935from all over the United States. Its main focus is on … [Read more...]

The French Memorial Museum – Peterson, Iowa

The French Memorial Museum - Peterson, Iowa For 95 years Doris French collected dolls and accessory pieces for the dolls and now has them on display for the public to enjoy. There are over 200 dolls which she has dressed in the times they were made, … [Read more...]

Sweet Corn Days – Estherville, Iowa

Sweet Corn Days - Estherville, Iowa An annual event with parade, free sweet corn, children's fishing contest and much more! Held the first weekend in August The fishing contest starts the event off and is for children 14 and under. The requirement is … [Read more...]

Stenoien Ranch – Odebolt, Iowa

Stenoien Ranch - Odebolt, Iowa  Odebolt, Iowa has the largest historic ranch in the state. (It was formerly called the Historic Adams Ranch.) A number of outbuildings still exist: barn, bunkhouse, water tower, cookhouse, several carriage houses, and … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Emmetsburg, Iowa

St. Patrick's Day Celebration - Emmetsburg, Iowa commemorates the feast of Ireland's patron, St. Patrick, and recall the life of one of Ireland's heroes, Robert Emmet, with a three day St. Patrick's Day celebration, the likes of which are unequaled in all … [Read more...]