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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...]

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...]

Camp Harlan Civil War historical marker – Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Senator James Harlan of Mt. Pleasant was instrumental in working with the the War Department to authorized a military training camp at Mount Pleasant in October of 1861. The first recruits began arriving that September at Camp Harlan, which was designated … [Read more...]

Burlington Railroad Drawbridge – Burlington, Iowa

In Burlington, Iowa there is a Burlington Northern Railroad Drawbridge crossing the Mississippi River into Illinois. This bridge is used everyday by the railroad. If you are interested in drawbridges this is one that you will want to sit on the banks … [Read more...]

Burlington Bees Baseball – Burlington, Iowa

Burlington Bees Baseball - Burlington, Iowa - The stadium was originally built in 1947, burned in 1971 and was rebuilt and reopened in 1973. In 2005 the stadium was renovated with the labor of volunteers. The Burlington Bees are a Class A minor league … [Read more...]

Bonaparte Historic Riverfront District – Bonaparte, Iowa

Bonaparte's National Historic Riverfront District offers a unique blend of yesterday's ambience, today's progress, and tomorrow's success. Bonaparte has been named the smallest Main Street Community in the United States and is one of just 5 winners in … [Read more...]

Bank Of Memories – Orient Iowa

This museum in Orient, Iowa houses displays relating the Mormon trek and its effect on local history. Additional area history information is also available. Visitors can look at a Mormon Trail sign, a replica handcart, and a mural depicting history along … [Read more...]

Aunty Green Hotel – Bonaparte, IA

Aunty Green Hotel - Bonaparte, IA Built in 1844 as the first brick home in Bonaparte this residence was converted to a hotel in 1855. The hotel was dicontinued in the 1960's. In 1971 restoration plans began and are still going forward, to get the … [Read more...]

Apple Tree Museum – Burlington, Iowa Closed

The Apple Tree Museum is no longer open. Apple Tree Museum - Burlington, Iowa is a general history museum of Des Moines County in Iowa. The picture is of the new museum location. The museum has been housed at 1616 Dill St. (Located in part of the … [Read more...]