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Brucemore

Brucemore’s bucolic landscape, with its rolling yards, soaring trees, timber-lined pond, and stunning gardens, is more than a beautiful setting. The Brucemore landscape is a time capsule, preserving evidence of… Read the full story »

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Mathias Ham Historic Site

Dedicated to sharing the rich history of Mathias Ham, the city of Dubuque, life on the Mississippi River, and life during the Victorian era, Mathias Ham Historic Site in Dubuque,… Read the full story »

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Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home

The centennial of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the vote will be celebrated in 2020. Carrie Lane Chapman Catt Girlhood Home honors the Iowan who led the… Read the full story »

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Richardson-Jakway Historic Site

Located just two miles south of Aurora, this historic pioneer settlement, once known as Muddville, played a vital role in westward movement as well as pioneer settlement during the 1800s…. Read the full story »

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Brucemore

One of only 29 National Trust Historic Sites in the nation, Brucemore holds an important piece of America’s agricultural story. Located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, the Queen Anne… Read the full story »

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UNI Museums

Comprised of the University Museum and Marshall Center School, UNI Museums offers local and global perspectives within its exhibits. Founded in 1892, the University Museum’s collection now includes more than… Read the full story »

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Hartman Reserve Nature Center

Nestled among shagbark hickories, sugar maples and grandfather oaks, Hartman Reserve Nature Center in Cedar Falls has been welcoming visitors since 1976. Rooted in environmental education and land stewardship, Hartman… Read the full story »

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Park Farm Winery

While most people picture Iowa landscapes filled with corn and soybeans, Park Farm Winery has a quite different look. Situated among the rolling hills of northeast Iowa, the Cushman family… Read the full story »

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Fort Atkinson State Preserve

In 1977, visitors began making a fall pilgrimage to Fort Atkinson State Preserve to relive what life was like at a military post during the mid 1800s. Held the last… Read the full story »

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Mines of Spain Recreation Area

Registered as a National Historic Landmark, the history of the Mines of Spain dates back more than 8,000 years. From prehistoric Indian cultures to the European settlers who gave the… Read the full story »

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