Exploring history is arguably not a favorite activity for many people, especially given the availability of 24/7 news and the “here and now” attributes of social media. Nonetheless, there are plenty of places throughout the state where Iowa history can be examined (and enjoyed) in numerous ways.
Iowa history is actually filled with many examples of individuals who have become famous nationally and, in some cases, globally for their accomplishments. Norman Borlaug, “Buffalo Bill” Cody, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Herbert Hoover, Andy Williams, Johnny Carson . . . these native Iowans, each of whom have made their mark on history for a variety of...
Celebrating Iowa achievement
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